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

One or more of the following: tissue (placenta preferred for abortion cases), aspirates, exudates, swabs, or prepared slide.

Collection Protocol: 

Sample should be aseptically collected. Do not add formalin, saline, or broth to fresh tissue.

Additional Information: 

Special staining for microscopic identification of chlamydia and coxiella