Clostridium (histotoxic) FA

Section: Bacteriology

Fee: $32.00

Turnaround Time: 3 - 5 business days

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

Species: Ruminant

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Lesioned skeletal muscle

Sterile container

2-3 samples


Lesioned cardiac muscle

Sterile container

2-3 samples


Lesioned SQ tissue

Sterile container

2-3 samples


Collection Information

Collect and submit fresh, chilled tissues.

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
This tests for the following Clostridium species (septicum, novyi, chauvoei, sordellii) as an adjunct to diagnose blackleg or malignant edema in susceptible ruminant species. Reported as Positive, Negative

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