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)
Collect and place in plastic screw-top vial or Whirl-Pak® or Ziploc® bag for each sample collected. NO GLOVES OR OB SLEEVES! Clearly label with the animal ID and the specimen in the container
Refrigerated, leak proof containers. Overnight or 2-day shipping is recommended
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.