All species excluding primates
Diagnostic Section: 
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Turn Around Time: 
5-7 days
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship overnight with cold packs in an insulated container. Ship Monday-Thursday only. Sealed, leak-proof plastic bag or container.
Specimen Requirements: 

One or more of the following: 2-5 g Feces, Intestine or Intestinal Scraping. 2-5 mL Intestinal Content, Biopsy from base of Proliferative Lesions, Teats, Oral Cavity, or Scabs.

Collection Protocol: 

Fresh samples provide the most accurate results.

Additional Information: 

General evaluation of samples for virus particles using transmission electron microscopy (TEM). Samples must be received by 5:00 pm Tuesday for processing on Wednesday. Processed samples are examined by TEM on Thursday mornings with results reported by Friday. Reporting of results is dependent upon availability of the TEM facility.