West Nile Virus PCR

Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Fee: $30.00

Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 business days

Days Test Started: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Species: All Species

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Brain

Leakproof Container

5 - 10 grams


Plasma

Leakproof container

5 - 10 ml


Spinal Cord (mammal)

Leakproof Container

5 - 10 grams


Kidney (avian)

Leakproof Container

5 - 10 grams


Heart (avian)

Leakproof container

5 - 10 grams


Liver (avian)

Leakproof container

5 - 10 grams


Spleen (avain)

Leakproof Container

5 - 10 grams


Collection Information

REFRIGERATION - Refrigerate all samples until shipment.
FRESH TISSUES - Collect tissues in sterile/clean containers (plastic jars or sealable plastic bags). Separate tissues in different containers and label with tissue type, animal ID, and owner name.

Shipping Information

OVERNIGHT - Ship overnight in an insulated shipper with ice packs (pack absorptive material to collect moisture) DO NOT SHIP OVER THE WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY - NO SATURDAY DELIVERY If shipping different tissue types, clearly label each container with owner and animal ID (if applicable) and sample/tissue type. Ship specimens overnight with an ice pack. DO NOT SHIP OVER WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY.

Additional Information

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