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Elisa and Coggins?? are they the same??

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    03-27-2013, 05:06 PM
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Foal
Elisa and Coggins?? are they the same??

Just woderig are coggins and Elisa test the same thing?? Need to know because I havea jane melby clinic the first week of April. My horse that I just bought had a elisa test last April 25th and it was negative? So do I have to get a coggins test to??
     
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    03-27-2013, 05:15 PM
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Weanling
Elisa test is the "quick" test, but is not accepted everywhere. I would suggest doing a coggins if they specifically state coggins, so that there are no hang ups.
     
    03-27-2013, 05:18 PM
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Showing
A negative coggins is required once a year anyway if you plan to take your horse off property, so you may as well get it done.
     
    03-28-2013, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Speed Racer    
A negative coggins is required once a year anyway if you plan to take your horse off property, so you may as well get it done.
Not true. Many states do not require a current coggins to travel within the state. I am not required for travel or for owning purposes. Know your individual state laws.

Anytime I have had a coggins pulled in the US, it has been ELISA. If you import or export horses to Canada, you are required to do AGID. ELISA is a Coggins test.
     
    03-28-2013, 01:06 PM
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mls
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Originally Posted by wausuaw    
Elisa test is the "quick" test, but is not accepted everywhere. I would suggest doing a coggins if they specifically state coggins, so that there are no hang ups.
Where are they not accepted? The clinic I have used for the last 15 years indicates ELISA on the test type. I've never been anywhere that indicated it had to read AGID.
     
    03-28-2013, 01:08 PM
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mls
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Originally Posted by Left Hand Percherons    
Not true. Many states do not require a current coggins to travel within the state. I am not required for travel or for owning purposes. Know your individual state laws.

SpeedRacer is correct -

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    03-28-2013, 01:48 PM
  #7
Started
That is for interstate travel not intrastate travel.
     
    03-29-2013, 12:54 AM
  #8
Weanling
Just to clarify-- ELISA refers to the technique. :) The two techniques for detecting
EIA are ELISA and AGID. ELISAs are not as sensitive (so a low low quantity might be overlooked) but they are both valid!
     
    03-29-2013, 05:49 PM
  #9
Foal
SO they are the same thing one is just quicker then the other??
And thanks for all your responds!! :)
     
    03-29-2013, 06:14 PM
  #10
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by hopie22    
SO they are the same thing one is just quicker then the other??
And thanks for all your responds!! :)
No it depends on what type of machine is used at the lab. If a vet does it in house is usually the Elisa and if it is sent out to say a university it is the agid
     

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