Specimen: Fresh tissue (intestine), EDTA blood, or formalin-fixed tissues
Container: Sterile container for fresh tissue; EDTA blood tube
Collection protocol: Excision of fresh tissue. Venepuncture
Special handling/shipping requirements: Samples are to be transported and stored chilled. Do not freeze samples.
General information about the disease: BoAdv10 has been reported in New Zealand and overseas to be involved in characteristic small outbreaks of haemorrhagic diarrhoea, recumbency and death in young cattle.
Comparison with other related tests: Histopathology on very fresh specimens is useful.