Equine, Caprine, Ovine, Bovine
Diagnostic Section: 
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
3 days
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship overnight on cold packs. Sterile, sealed, leak-proof plastic bag or container.
Specimen Requirements: 

Abscess fluid, exudate. In transport swab preferred.

Collection Protocol: 

Sample should be aseptically collected.

Additional Information: 

Culture and identification to rule-out prescence of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis, causitive agent of pigeon fever, caseous lymphadenitis Other pathogens recovered will not be reported. If organisms other than C. pseudotuberculosis are of interest, or if sensitivity is desired order Aerobic culture. Will be reported as Recovered for a positive culture, or Not Recovered for a negative culture.