|Test Name:||Diagnostic Section:||Fee:|
|Leptospira Microagglutination Test||Bacteriology||$15.00|
|Species:||Set up days:||Turn Around Time:|
|All Species (exc. primates)||Monday||24 hours|
|Serum - 0.5 ml minimum|
|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; six serovars include L. bratislava, L. canicola, L. grippo, L. hardjo, L. ictero, L. pomona. Sample(s) to arrive by noon on Monday to be reported by 5:00 pm following day.
Call lab prior to shipping if submitting more than 10 samples.
During the weeks of 7/25/16 and 8/8/16 there will be change in the dates that lepto tests are run: