Electron Microscopy

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Electron Microscopy Virology $40.00
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
All Species (exc.primate) Thursday Same day as set up *
Specimen Requirements:    
Enteric Disease: 5 gm fresh feces or intestinal scraping from upper and lower intestine/colon; Contagious Ecthyma - ORF: biopsy from base of proliferative lesions or teats and oral cavity, scabs (Caprine/Ovine specific)
Collection Protocol:    
Collect and place in plastic screw-top vial or Whirl-PakĀ® or ZiplocĀ® bag for each sample collected.  NO GLOVES OR OB SLEEVES!  Clearly label with the animal ID and the specimen in the container
Shipping Requirements:    
Refrigerated, leak proof containers.  Overnight or 2-day shipping is recommended 
Additional Information:    
Enteric Disease: Adenovirus, Calicivirus, Coronovirus, Enterovirus, Parvovirus, Rotavirus. * Specimens are processed on Thursday morning and examined by TEM on Thursday afternoon. Specimens must be received by 5:00 pm Wednesday to be included in the Thursday morning run.  Results will be reported by 5:00 pm Thursday.