Collect in red top tube, separate serum promptly or collect in serum separator tube, spin and send "as is"
Refrigerated, in leak proof tube(s). Overnight or 2-day shipping for samples recommended.
Test method is microscopic agglutination; five serovars include L. canicola, L. grippo, L. hardjo, L. ictero, L. pomona. Sample(s) to arrive by noon on Monday or Thursday to be reported by 5:00 pm following day. **Charges are $16.00 each for the first 3 tests, each additional test is $5.05 same herd at the same time.