Salmonella spp. PCR

Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Fee: $30.00

Turnaround Time: 2 - 3 business days

Days Test Started: Wednesday,Friday

Species: All Species




Minimum Amount


Leakproof container or WhirlPack

8 - 10 grams

Fecal swab

Sealed Container


Leakproof Container or WhirlPack

2-3 segments

Collection Information

REFRIGERATION - Refrigerate all samples until shipment.
FECES - Collect feces in a leak proof container (sealable plastic bag or jar - do NOT submit in gloves). Collect feces that is free of debris and bedding.
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
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
This test detects Salmonella spp. at the genus level. Reported as positive or negative. If serogroup identification is required, Salmonella culture should be requested.
This test is also available as part of the Porcine Enteric Pathogen Panel PCR (Salmonella, Lawsonia, Brachyspira).
This test is also part of the Bovine Neonatal Diarrhea Screen PCR (Bovine Coronavirus, Bovine Rotavirus, Crypto, Salmonella, and F5/K99).

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