All Species (exc. primates)
Diagnostic Section: 
Molecular Diagnostics
Shipping Requirements: 
Refrigerate, in a leak proof container. Overnight shipping is recommended.
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Turn Around Time: 
1-4 days
Specimen Requirements: 
  • Corvid: brain or oropharyngeal swab on FTA card
  • Owl: kindey (preferred), brain, eye, heart
  • Raptor: brain, eye or aqueous humor swab on FTA card, ante mortem: EDTA¬†whole blood, pin (blood) feather
  • Other Avian: brain
Collection Protocol: 

Freeze tissues and submit each tissue individually bagged and labeled with permanent marker; refrigerate eye; keep FTA card dry and at room temperature

Additional Information: 

*Fee is $36.75 each for the first 3 tests. If 4 or more tests are submitted from the same flock at the same time all tests are $33.00 each