Virus Isolation

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Virus Isolation  Virology  $50.00 * 
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
All Species (exc. primate) M, Tu, W, Th, F  1 to 2 weeks
Specimen Requirements:    

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

Collection Protocol:    
Collect appropriate sample(s) for disease process; submit each sample individually bagged and labeled with permanent marker as to content and animal ID.
Shipping Requirements:    
Refrigerated, leak proof containers.  Overnight or 2-day shipping for samples recommended 
Additional Information:    
* Fee is variable based upon the number/type of specimens submitted; WBC or routine isolation is $50.00 for first 1-3 samples, $16.50 each additional sample.  Please call the Virology Lab with questions.