Neospora caninum antibody (serum)

This test is cheaper for members of the Premium Cattle Health Scheme. For more information on the benefits of PCHS membership, please follow this link: Premium Cattle Health Scheme | SRUC

Pricing: 1-39 samples = £7.60 per sample; 40+ samples = £6.90 per sample

Interpretation of Neospora caninum serology (ELISA OD %)
Negative: <30%
Positive: >/= 30%

In infected animals the antibody levels fluctuate and infected animals may test negative for antibody at certain times. When a congenitally infected animal is tested pre-breeding it may test negative for antibody. Antibody will usually rise in the second half of the first pregnancy and remain high for the remainder of the pregnancy. The detection of antibody in the blood of an aborting cow should not be taken as diagnostic of abortion due to N. caninum. Foetal examination is the only way to confirm a diagnosis of Neospora associated abortion.

  • Price: £8.06
  • Species: Cattle
  • Disease/presentation: Reproductive failure
  • 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): 1073450 / 1073455

Neospora caninum antibody (serum)

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