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
Specimen Requirements:    
Serum - 0.5 ml minimum 
Collection Protocol:    
Collect in red top tube, separate serum promptly or collect in serum separator tube, spin and send "as is"
Shipping Requirements:    
Refrigerated, in leak proof tube(s).  Overnight or 2-day shipping for samples recommended.
Additional Information:    

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:

  • 7/25 - Lepto will be run on 7/27
  • 8/8 - Lepto will be run on 8/12