Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Mycoplasma gallisepticum / Mycoplasma synoviae Multiplex real-time PCR Molecular Diagnostics
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
Avian Species M, Tu, W, Th, F 2-4 days
Specimen Requirements:    
Tracheal or cloacal swab, lung, trachea.
Collection Protocol:    
Collect specimens aseptically into individual, sterile, leak proof containers and label with permanent marker. Place swabs into dry, sterile tubes (eg. red-top tubes, no anticoagulants).  Do not use bacterial transport swabs or any tubes containing agar gel or charcoal, as these are inhibitory for PCR. Keep specimens refrigerated and ship within 24 hours.
Shipping Requirements:    
Refrigerated, leak proof containers.  Overnight shipping recommended.
Additional Information:    
 * Fee is $34 each for the first 4 tests or $29 each if 5 or more samples are submitted at the same time - same owner - per accession.