Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Salmonella spp. PCR
Molecular Diagnostics
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
All Species (exc. primates
M, Tu, W, Th, F 2-4 days
Specimen Requirements:

~3-5 grams fresh feces, or intestinal contents

Pre-enrichment in selenite broth is required for equine samples (validation in progress for equine samples)

Collection Protocol:

Place specimen in a sealed leak proof container. OB sleeves or gloves are not acceptable.
Shipping Requirements:

Refrigerated, leak proof container.  Overnight shipping recommended.
Additional Information:

**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.