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Virology Submissions

An appropriate submission form must accompany all samples sent to Virology Division.

The information requested is necessary to determine which laboratory tests are appropriate, to minimise associated laboratory charges and to optimize result turn-around time.A montage of photos from the Backweston campus

It is our aim to provide accurate results and timely service. However many diagnostic tests are not performed daily and laboratory schedules may change. If your submission includes animals for export, large numbers of samples or for any other reason is time-dependent, please contact the lab to verify availability and turnaround time of specific assays.

Submission forms may be downloaded here from this website.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Sample submission guidelines (pdf 157Kb)   

GENERAL SUBMISSIONS

PVP submission form latest (pdf 272Kb) 

Excel submission form latest (xls 119Kb) 

 

IMPORTANT: When more than ten samples are being sent together (herd screens, etc), use the above Excel submission form and email it ahead of the samples, to virology@agriculture.gov.ie - doing this allows us to plan testing schedules and provide faster, more informative reports.

 

SPECIAL SUBMISSIONS

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Equine

    EVA vaccine Information (doc 111Kb)   and request Submission Form (doc 22Kb) 

    Equine Testing letter Equine Testing letter (pdf 62Kb) 

    Equine Testing submission form Equine submission form (xls 47Kb) 

Exotic Diseases

BVD_programme_submission_note_explanations (pdf 296Kb)