Species: 
Bovine, Caprine, Ovine
Diagnostic Section: 
Molecular Diagnostics
Shipping Requirements: 
Ship overnight in an insulated container, with ice packs
Test Fee: 
$35.75*
Setup Days: 
Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time: 
2-3 days
Specimen Requirements: 

3-5 grams fresh or frozen feces or intestinal contents. 

Collection Protocol: 

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. 

Additional Information: 

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.