Coggins test


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Coggins test

the agar-gel, double diffusion immunodiffusion test for detection of antibodies to equine infectious anemia virus.
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2) Cyanus was a glass-paste of deep blue colour: the `zones' were concentric bands in which were the scenes described by the poet.
Another phenomenon would now have passed before the observer's eye, and the molecules situated on the plane of the equator, escaping like a stone from a sling of which the cord had suddenly snapped, would have formed around the sun sundry concentric rings resembling that of Saturn.
And the observation of a sign-point, quite inexplicable in itself, showed Barbicane that his projectile was not nearing the moon, and that it had shifted by following an almost concentric curve.
Who knows what beautiful and winged life, whose egg has been buried for ages under many concentric layers of woodenness in the dead dry life of society, deposited at first in the alburnum of the green and living tree, which has been gradually converted into the semblance of its well-seasoned tomb -- heard perchance gnawing out now for years by the astonished family of man, as they sat round the festive board -- may unexpectedly come forth from amidst society's most trivial and handselled furniture, to enjoy its perfect summer life at last!
The natural world may be conceived of as a system of concentric circles, and we now and then detect in nature slight dislocations which apprise us that this surface on which we now stand is not fixed, but sliding.
Mr Verloc, getting off the sofa with ponderous reluctance, opened the door leading into the kitchen to get more air, and thus disclosed the innocent Stevie, seated very good and quiet at a deal table, drawing circles, circles, circles; innumerable circles, concentric, eccentric; a coruscating whirl of circles that by their tangled multitude of repeated curves, uniformity of form, and confusion of intersecting lines suggested a rendering of cosmic chaos, the symbolism of a mad art attempting the inconceivable.
Horse shows and county fairs require that horses entered in competitions or those that are stabled on the grounds possess a negative Coggins test.
The One Source Horse site may also be used by veterinarians, farriers and other equine professionals to store and share information with their clients, such as vaccination appointments, Coggins test results and MRI files.
A current, simple agar-gel immunodiffusion test, historically known as the Coggins Test, is required by virtually all states for horses crossing state boundaries.
DUE to recent cases of swamp fever in Ireland, the Horseracing Regulatory Authority and British Horseracing Board have devised a protocol that all runners from Ireland will need to have a negative Coggins test, which checks for antibodies in the horse's blood, prior to being allowed to race in Britain.
A certificate, dated no more than 30 days prior to the race and showing a negative Coggins Test result, must accompany the horse at all times.
It's the Coggins test, and horse owners who take their horses to shows, races, or other events where horses congregate should not leave home without one.