West Nile Virus real-time PCR

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
West Nile Virus real-time PCR Molecular Diagnostics $32.50 *
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
All Species (exc. primates) M, Tu, W, Th, F 1-4 days
Specimen Requirements:    
Corvid: brain or oropharyngeal swab on FTA card; Owl: kidney/preferred, brain, eye, heart; Raptor: brain, eye or aqueous humor swab on FTA card, ante mortem/raptor only: EDTA whole blood, pin (blood) feather; Other Avian: brain
Collection Protocol:    
Freeze tissues and submit each tissue individually bagged and labeled with permanent marker; refrigerate eye; keep FTA card dry and at room temperature
Shipping Requirements:    
Refrigerated, leak proof containers.  Overnight shipping recommended 
Additional Information:    
* Fee is $32.50 each for the first 2 tests, each additional test at the same time is $22.50 per test.  Discount applies to samples submitted at the same time - same owner - per accession