Fresh feces, intestinal contents
Place fecal specimen in a sealed, leak proof container - gloves are not acceptable.
The General Equine Enteric Panel includes the following:
Cryptosporidium spp. and Rhodococcus equi real-time PCR assays are available for an additional $35.75 each.
*For equids, validated Salmonella PCR testing requires overnight incubation in selenite enrichment broth. The post-enrichment Salmonella PCR results are reported separately after overnight incubation. Results will be available the next business day following enrichment.
**STAT fee of $40 will be added for STAT requests.
Determination of diagnostic sensitivity and specificity is currently in progress.