Leptospira (7 serovars) MAT

Section: Serology

Fee: $12.00

Turnaround Time: 1 - 4 business days

Days Test Started: Tuesday,Friday

Species: All Species

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Serum

Red top Vacutainer tube or equivalent

0.5 – 1 ml*


Collection Information

If submitting specimens from multiple animals, 1) label each tube sequentially (e.g., 1, 2, 3…) to correspond to the specimen/animal order on the submission form; 2) for each specimen, list animal IDs on submission form; and, 3) if >10 animals per submission, please submit an electronic spreadsheet with animal IDs (in sequential order) – this will facilitate accessioning and data entry, reducing turn-around time. If multiple serology tests are requested on any one serum sample, minimum amount is 1-1.5 ml. Refrigerate specimen(s) until shipped.

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. DO NOT SHIP OVER WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY.

Additional Information
The seven serovars detected are L. autumnalis, L. bratislava, L. canicola, L grippotyphosa, L. hardjo, L. icterohemorrhagiae, L. pomona.

Contact lab in advance of large quantity submissions.

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