Diagnostic Section: 
Molecular Diagnostics
Shipping Requirements: 
Ship overnight in an insulated container, with ice packs (Monday-Thursday only)
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Turn Around Time: 
3-5 days (allow extra time for fixed tissues)
Specimen Requirements: 

Submit whole fish.

  • Option: pool up to 3 fish for the price of an individual - non fixed specimens only. 
Collection Protocol: 

Place specimen in a sealed leak proof container. Keep non-fixed tissues refrigerated or frozen prior to shipping. 

Additional Information: 

Panel includes testing for M. chelonae, M. haemophilum, and M. marinum.

*Fee is $78.25 each for the first 4 tests. If 5 or more tests are submitted from the same facility at the same time all tests are $70.50 each. 

  • Fixed and paraffin embedded tissue: Add $20.00 each for DNA prep. Include an Acid-Fast stained slide with each tissue block or add $14.00 for slide prep.