Koi, Cyprinidae
Diagnostic Section: 
Molecular Diagnostics
Test Fee: 
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: gill, kidney, spleen, eye, brain, intestine, mucus skin scraping

Collection Protocol: 

Fresh samples provide the most accurate results.

Additional Information: 

Detection of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) by real time PCR; this test is used for active infection. 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.