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Virology/Molecular/Serology

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General Information

The Clinical Virology Laboratory offers routine serological (including the Equine Infectious Anemia Routine AGID and ELISA formats (also known as the Coggins test)), molecular testing, diagnostic panels services for domestic and non-domestic species. Laboratory staff include ACVM-certified clinical microbiologists. The laboratory operates state-of-the-art instrumentation maintained according to standard operating procedures. Daily quality assurance and quality control procedures are in place to ensure accurate patient data. The laboratory additionally participates in regular external quality assessment administered by Veterinary Laboratory Association (VLA).

Announcements

This section will be for any new LDT diagnostic tests, and price change.

Submission Information

  • Please contact lab prior to submitting samples

Test availability may vary with existing workload, staffing, etc. Additional tests are available by prior arrangement. Fees are subject to change without notice.

Recommendations for specimen collection and transport are available on request. Specimens must be packaged and shipped in accordance with regulatory standards governing biohazardous materials. Specimens must also be properly identified and be accompanied by sufficient history for proper processing in the lab.

Virology Submission Form

Contact Information

Telephone/Email

• Fax: (865) 974-5644
• Phone: (865) 974-5880
• Email: mabouelk@utk.edu

Hours

• 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (EST)
• Monday – Friday
• * The lab operates with limited staffing on university administrative closing days.

Shipping Address

• University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
• Clinical Virology Laboratory
• 2407 River Drive, Rm A-239
• Knoxville, TN 37996-4543