Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Mycobacterium chelonae real-time PCR
Molecular Diagnostics
$34.00 *
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
M, Tu, W, Th, F
3-7 days (allow extra
time for fixed tissues)
Specimen Requirements:

Submit whole fish.
Optional: pool up to 3 fish for the price of an individual - non-fixed specimens only.
Collection Protocol:

Place specimen in a sealed leak proof container. Keep non-fixed tissues refrigerated or frozen prior to shipping.
Shipping Requirements:

Ship overnight with ice packs.
Additional Information:

*Fixed and paraffin embedded tissue:
Add $12.00 each for DNA prep.
Include an Acid-Fast stained slide with each tissue block, or add $12.00 for slide prep.