Canine Influenza Virus PCR

Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Fee: $30.00

Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 business days

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

Species: Canine

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Nasal/Pharyngeal Swabs

Viral Transport Medium


Lung

Leakproof container

Several samples


Collection Information

SWABS: 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) or in a sterile, leakproof tube with 0.5 ml sterile saline/PBS. Any bacterial swab system (Amies agar, with or without charcoal) is unacceptable and will not be tested.

LUNG: Several samples of lesioned lung.

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

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