Bovine adenovirus 10

Bovine adenovirus 10

Species: Bovine

Specimen: Fresh tissue (intestine), EDTA blood, or formalin-fixed tissues

Container: Sterile container for fresh tissue; EDTA blood tube

Collection protocol: Excision of fresh tissue. Venepuncture

Special handling/shipping requirements: Samples are to be transported and stored chilled. Do not freeze samples.

General information about the disease: BoAdv10 has been reported in New Zealand and overseas to be involved in characteristic small outbreaks of haemorrhagic diarrhoea, recumbency and death in young cattle.

Comparison with other related tests:  Histopathology on very fresh specimens is useful.