|Test Name:||Diagnostic Section:||Fee:|
|Salmonella spp. PCR
|Species:||Set up days:||Turn Around Time:|
|All Species (exc. primates)
||M, Tu, W, Th, F||2-4 days
~3-5 grams fresh feces, or intestinal contents
Pre-enrichment in selenite broth is required for equine samples (validation in progress for equine samples)
|Place specimen in a sealed leak proof container. OB sleeves or gloves are not acceptable.
|Refrigerated, leak proof container. Overnight shipping recommended.
|**Fee is $34.00 each for the first 3 tests. If 4 or more tests are submitted from the same herd at the same time all tests are $29.00 each.
Samples that are Positive for Salmonella spp. by PCR may be forwarded to Bacteriology for Culture & Sensitivity testing if desired. Contact the VDL Office to make this request.