Species: 
Bovine
Diagnostic Section: 
Molecular Diagnostics
Test Fee: 
50.00
Setup Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
2-4 days
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship overnight with cold packs in an insulated container. Ship Monday-Thursday only. Submit specimens in sealed leak-proof containers.
Specimen Requirements: 

One or more of the following: 2-3 g feces, 1 mL intestinal content, 1-2 g fresh intestine, bacterial isolate.

Collection Protocol: 

Fresh samples provide the most accurate results. Do not submit feces in gloves.

Additional Information: 

Detection of E. coli K99+ by real time PCR. The E. coli-K99 PCR assay is specific for detection of the K99+ antigen and will not detect other strains of E. coli. Test is available as STAT if requested, for an additional fee. Same day results provided for STAT specimens submitted before 10:00 a.m. Results for STAT specimens submitted after 10:00 a.m. receive priority status and are reported as soon as they are available, at least by the following business day. Test also available as part of the Ruminant Scours/Enteric PCR Panel.