Catalog Item Details

  TEST NAME Exotic Newcastle PCR (MDL-2035)
  SECTION Molecular Service
  SPECIMENS

Oropharyngeal swabs or Tracheal Swabs preferred for gallinaceous poultry

Cloacal swabs preferred for domestic waterfowl and other wild birds Tissues (respritory, eteric and reproductive)

Gallinaceous poltry swabs can be lab pooled by combining a 6 pooled sample and a 5 pooled sample (which is not done by the lab)


A gel bacterial swab is not acceptable


  SPECIES Avian
  PRICING $42.50
  SAMPLE CONTAINER Spill-proof container or viral transport media
  SHIPPING PRESERVE Cold Pack
  DAYS TESTED M-F
  ESTIMATED TURNAROUND 1-2 days
  TEST COMMENTS

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