Catalog Item Details

  TEST NAME Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) IHC (IHC-1065)
  SECTION Histopathology
  SPECIMENS Obex, Retropharyngeal Lymph Node
  SPECIES Ungulates
  PRICING $28.00
  SAMPLE CONTAINER Spill-proof container
  SHIPPING PRESERVE 10% (NBF) formalin
  DAYS TESTED M-F
  ESTIMATED TURNAROUND 3 - 4 days
  TEST COMMENTS Tissue samples that are frozen or have been frozen are less ideal, but may be used for CWD testing. Intact frozen heads may be submitted (a $15 fee will be charged for CWD sample collection). If frozen samples are collected by the submitter prior to shipping, minimize the risk of artifact by 1. Ensuring that the tissues are completely thawed before being placed in formalin and 2. Avoiding freezing once in formalin.

Reported as suspect or not detected. Other result categories may be reported depending on sample characteristics.
  PROCEDURES Immunohistochemistry
  DELIVERY METHOD Next day delivery or 2 day transit is recommended
  SECTION GROUP Immunohistochemistry