Diagnostics

Virological testing of horse specimen

We offer a virological examination of horse samples against Equine Parvovirus and Hepacivirus for antibodies and/or virus DNA/RNA. Sample material can be deposited as whole blood, EDTA blood, serum or liver biopsy.

For a reliable results, please consider the following instructions:
– Serum samples 2-5mL (or EDTA) should always be sent frozen/cooled.
– For antibody determination the sample can be sent uncooled
– Always send liver biopsies on dry ice (without medium), biopsies will not be processed without cooling.

PLEASE NOTE

Due to the closure of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum from
24.12.2022 until 08.01.2023
, no samples can be accepted during this period.

The last sample shipment should have taken place until the 16.12.2022.

If you are interested, please fill out the contact form.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at virologie-intern@rub.de.

Quantitative surface test for SARS-CoV2

Due to the current pandemic situation, we offer with
a quantitative surface test for the examination of chemical disinfectants and
disinfectants and antiseptics against SARS-CoV-2, based on the EN
16777:2018.
 
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at virologie-intern@rub.de