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  TEST NAME Swine Influenza Virus (SIV) Subtyping PCR (MDL-2026)
  SECTION Molecular Service
  SPECIMENS Swab (Nasal)
(1.0 ml) Oral fluids in a red top or preservative-free tube
(5 gm) Tissue ( Lung)

A gel bacterial swab is not acceptable.

Cotton tipped and/or wooden shaft swabs are not ideal samples for PCR.


  SPECIES Porcine
  PRICING $56.50
  SAMPLE CONTAINER Viral transport media
Spill-proof container
Red top or preservative-free tube
  SHIPPING PRESERVE Cold Pack
  DAYS TESTED Lab Discretion
  ESTIMATED TURNAROUND 2-3 business days
  TEST COMMENTS

This PCR detects: H subtype 1 and 3; N subtype 1 and 2


Swabs must be submitted in one of the following:

• 0.25 ml sterile saline

• Viral transport media

• Copan-Eswab™ system


A gel bacterial swab is not acceptable

Cotton tipped and/or wooden shaft swabs are not ideal samples for PCR


Reported as Positive or Negative, Suspect with Ct values

  PROCEDURES Polymerase chain reaction
  DELIVERY METHOD Next day delivery or 2 day transit is recommended
  SECTION GROUP Molecular Diagnostics