Clostridium perfringens Toxin PCR

Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Fee: $30.00

Turnaround Time: 3-8 business days

Days Test Started: Tuesday,Thursday

Species: All Species

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Bacterial Isolate

Culture plate or slant


Collection Information

GENERAL - Label all containers with appropriate information - Animal ID, Owner Name, Veterinarian, Sample Type, Date. Please ensure the sample is a pure culture. Mixed cultures require additional isolation and identification at additional cost to the submitter.

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 DELIVER

Additional Information
Identifies genes encoding the alpha, beta, beta2, epsilon and iota toxins in a Clostridium perfringens isolate. This allows classification of the isolate as type A, type B, type C, type D, or type E. Clostridium perfringens Toxin PCR is performed following isolation of C. perfringens on anaerobic culture per request of submitter.

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