3-5 grams fresh or frozen feces or intestinal contents.
Samples may be collected directly from an animal or picked up from the ground (environmental), free of dirt and debris. Place specimen in a sealed leak proof container, preferably with a leak proof, screw top lid. Gloves are not acceptable.
This real-time PCR assay detects DNA from Mycobacterium avium ss. paratuberculosis, direct from feces or bacterial isolates.
*Fee is $35.75 each for the first 3 samples. If 4 or more tests are submitted from the same herd at the same time all tests are $32.00 each.