Specimen requirements are determined by species and disease process; they can include conjunctival scrapings/swab, nasal/ocular swab, preputial/vaginal swab in viral transport media; fresh tissue, semen, tracheal wash, whole blood (EDTA).
Please refer to the Sample Submission Guide - Virology - VIR.F-63 (PDF) located in Virology - Laboratory Sections
Collect appropriate sample(s) for disease process; submit each sample individually bagged and labeled with permanent marker as to content and animal ID.
Refrigerated, leak proof containers. Overnight or 2-day shipping for samples recommended
* Fee is variable based upon the number/type of specimens submitted; WBC or routine isolation is $55.00 for first 1-3 samples, $18.00 each additional sample. Please call the Virology Lab with questions.