Trichomonas Culture

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Trichomonas culture Bacteriology $12.00
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
Bovine, Feline M, Tu, W, Th, F Varies with species*
Specimen Requirements:    
Bovine - deep preputial scraping/bulls, vaginal mucus/cows; Feline - 1 gram feces
Collection Protocol:    
Bovine - preputial scraping, cervical-vaginal mucus and/or pyometra fluid samples may be obtained with a sterile AI or infusion pipette then placed in a sterile tube containing 1 ml Lactated Ringers Solution.  Feline - fresh feces in clean container.
Shipping Requirements:    
Leak proof container.  Do Not Refrigerate or Freeze.  Overnight shipping is recommended. 
Additional Information:    
*Turn around time: bovine/6 days, feline/12 days.  See Trichomonas Pouch Exam for reduced fees and shorter turn around time for bovine samples.