Maedi Visna (MV) / CAE antibody

This test is cheaper for members of the Premium Sheep & Goat Health Scheme. For more information on the benefits of PSGHS membership, please follow this link: Premium Sheep & Goat Health Schemes | SRUC

Pricing: 1-9 samples = £10.15 per sample; 10+ samples = £6.70 per sample

Interpretation of MV/CAE Individual ID VET ELISA
S/P </= 50% - Negative
S/P 51-59% - Inconclusive
S/P >/=60% - Positive
The test sensitivity is 98.4% and specificity is 99.3%

Animals testing inconclusively should be retested a minimum of three weeks after the first sample was taken to confirm if they are infected. Few samples will be false positives however if a positive result is unexpected you may also wish to retest the animal to confirm it is infected a minimum of three weeks after the first sample was taken.

  • Price: £10.76
  • Species: Sheep
  • Disease/presentation: Systemic disease
  • Test type: Serology
  • Sample type(s): Blood - clotted (red top)

Further Information

UKAS Accreditation Status: Accredited

Turnaround Time: 5 working days

SRUC VS Product Code(s): 1073150

Maedi Visna (MV) / CAE antibody

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