Mycoplasma spp (Universal) PCR

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Mycoplasma spp Universal PCR
(respiratory, reproductive, joints, milk, etc.)
Molecular Diagnostics $32.50 *
Species: Set up days: Turn Around:
All Species (exc. primates M, Tu, W, Th, F 2-4 days
Specimen Requirements:    
Conjunctival swab, deep nasal swab, lung, synovial fluid, transtracheal wash, BAL, milk, etc.
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 $32.50 each for the first 2 tests; each additional test at the same time is $22.50 per test.  Discount applies to samples submitted at the same time - same owner - per accession.