Canine Distemper FA Exam

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Canine Distemper FA Exam  Virology  $21.00 
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
Canine (also mink, raccoon M, Tu, W, Th, F  1-3 days*
Specimen Requirements:    
Acute: conjunctival scrapings in saline; bladder, lung
Neurologic: brain (periventricular area near 4th ventricle & cerebellum), lung, bladder
Collection Protocol:    
Collect appropriate fresh tissues; submit each tissue individually bagged and labeled with permanent marker
Shipping Requirements:    
Refrigerated, leak proof containers.  Overnight or 2-day shipping for samples recommended 
Additional Information:    
*Turn around time: Acute - 1 day, Neurologic - 3 days