Zebrafish, other aquatic species
Diagnostic Section: 
Molecular Diagnostics
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
2-3 days for fresh tissues; 5-7 days for fixed tissues
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: 

Submit whole fish or formalin fixed paraffin embedded block.

Collection Protocol: 

May pool up to 5 fish for the price of an individual - non fixed specimens only.

Additional Information: 

Detection of Mycobacterium chelonae by real time PCR. Fixed specimens require a longer processing time and an additional extraction fee. Test also available as part of the Mycobacterium PCR Panel