Species: 
All, except Primates
Diagnostic Section: 
Bacteriology
Test Fee: 
40.00
Setup Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
1 to 6 weeks
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship overnight on cold packs. Sterile, sealed, leak-proof plastic bag or container.
Specimen Requirements: 

Fresh brain, brain stem tissue

Collection Protocol: 

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

Additional Information: 

Culture of brain tissues for recovery and identification of pathogenic listeria. Milk, food (human and animal) will be rejected for this testing.