The Real-time PCR Research and Diagnostics Core Facility is a UC Davis laboratory offering Real-time PCR diagnostic and research services to the veterinary and academic communities.  With over 15 years of PCR experience, stringent quality control guidelines, and well validated standard operating procedures for every aspect of service, the Real-time PCR Core Facility remains a leading competitor in the field of molecular detection.

 

**Upcoming Holidays**

(Please note that the Core Facility will be closed on the following days and unable to accept packages. Please hold samples in the refrigerator over the extended weekend.)

 

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Monday, December 24th, 2018

Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Important: Campus mail services will be closed from December 21st to January 1st. Testing on any specimens shipped by the USPS will be delayed until January 2nd.

 

Please select one of the following options for more information:

 

Veterinary Diagnostics

  • Assays developed for more than 80 infectious pathogens
  • All tests are run daily (Monday-Friday)
  • Same day turnaround time - results for samples received before 11am PST will be released the same day by close
  • Optional enrollment in a reduced price FedEx shipping program
  • Board certified veterinarians available for consultation

Highlights:

 

Plant Diagnostics

  • Available for grapevines originating in California only
  • Two panels detect 19 viruses commonly infecting grapevines

 

Research Services

  • Consultation services available from project set up through result calculations
  • DNA/RNA extraction from various sample types
  • Primer/probe design and validation
  • More than 3,000 assays developed for numerous species (assays available for purchase)

 

Laboratory Services offered by the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, UC Davis