Avian/Poultry Virus Isolation

Section: Avian

Fee: $85.00

Turnaround Time: 4-6 Weeks

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

Species: Avian, Chicken, Turkey, Other

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Tissues, swabs

Whirlpak Bag


Collection Information

Aseptically collect tissues in whirlpak bags. Contact lab for proper tissues to submit.



If sending multiple tissue types, please label container(s) with tissues inside.



Synthetic (Dacron/polyester) swabs are recommended. Swabs should be placed in a viral transport system (examples: Viral Culturette, Becton Dickinson; Universal Transport Medium, Copan Diagnostics). Any bacterial swab system (Amies agar, with or without charcoal) is unacceptable and will not be tested. Dry swabs are not acceptable.

Shipping Information

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. Ship tissues frozen. DO NOT SHIP OVER WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY.

Additional Information
Species: All Avian Species

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