HATS Submission Information

Sample submission cut-off times for same day results:

  Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat*
AM cutoff 11:30 am 11:30 am 11:30 am 11:30 am 11:30 am 12:00 pm
PM cutoff  5:00 pm  3:00 pm  3:00 pm  5:00 pm  3:00 pm Closed

*PEDV/PDCoV/TGEV PCRs are not offered on Saturdays.

Accepted sample types:

Please refer to the submission guidelines page for sample collection and submission procedures.

  • PRRSV PCR: Serum, processing fluids, blood swabs, oral fluids, raw and extended semen, environmental samples.
  • PEDV/PDCoV/TGEV PCR: Processed feces (a small amount of fecal material suspended in 1 ml of buffered saline solution), processed fecal swabs (a fecal swab suspended in 1 ml of buffered saline solution), oral fluids, raw and extended semen, environmental samples, feed and feed ingredients*.

Submission form:

The HATS lab uses the Swine Health Test Request Form. Identification of submissions intended for testing at HATS requires the “HATS Submission” box on the second page of the form to be selected.
Hats example

Address labels:

For your added convenience we have HATS specific labels for you to affix to your packages.