Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Mycobacterium PCR Panel Molecular Diagnostics $70.00 *
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
Fish M, Tu, W, Th, F 3-5 days  (allow extra
time for fixed tissues)
Specimen Requirements:    
Submit whole fish.
Optional: pool up to 3 fish for the price of an individual - non-fixed specimens only.
Collection Protocol:    
Place specimen in a sealed leak proof container. Keep non-fixed tissues refrigerated or frozen prior to shipping.
Shipping Requirements:    
Ship overnight with ice packs - Monday through Thursday only.
Additional Information:    

Panel includes testing for M. chelonae, M. haemophilum, and M. marinum

*Fixed and paraffin embedded tissue:
Add $20.00 each for DNA prep.
Include an Acid-Fast stained slide with each tissue block, or add $15.00 for slide prep.

*Fee is $70.00 each for the first 4 tests. If 5 or more tests are submitted from the same facility at the same time all tests are $60 each.