Potomac Horse Fever (Neorickettsia risticii) PCR

Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Fee: $37.00

Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 business days

Days Test Started: Wednesday,Friday

Species: Equine

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Intestinal Contents

Leakproof container

2-3 segments


Feces

Leakproof container

8 - 10 grams


Whole Blood

EDTA Blood Tube

2 - 5 ml


Collection Information

REFRIGERATION - Refrigerate all samples until shipment.
FRESH TISSUES - Collect tissues in sterile/clean containers (plastic jars or sealable plastic bags). Separate tissues in different containers and label with tissue type, animal ID, and owner name.

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 DELIVERY
PAPERWORK - Package paperwork separately in a waterproof, sealable plastic bag. Ensure paperwork is complete and specimens are labeled for easily matching. If you are using CF.755 Multiple Animal Continuation Form, please include a hard copy and email a copy to addl@purdue.edu.
FRESH TISSUES - If shipping different tissue types, clearly label each container with owner and animal ID (if applicable) and sample/tissue type. Double bag ALL fresh tissues.

Additional Information
Fee includes testing of both whole blood and feces.

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