Catalog Item Details

  TEST NAME Avian Influenza Virus (AI) PCR (MDL-2015)
  SECTION Molecular Service
  SPECIMENS Swabs (Oropharyngeal or Cloacal)
(5 gm) Tissue (Lung)
A gel bacterial swab is not acceptable
  SPECIES Avian
  PRICING $48.50
  SAMPLE CONTAINER Spill proof container
  SHIPPING PRESERVE Cold Pack
  DAYS TESTED M-F
  ESTIMATED TURNAROUND 2 days
  TEST COMMENTS

Transport medium- BHI (Brain heart infusion medium)


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


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