Catalog Item Details

  TEST NAME Exotic Newcastle Virulent Determinant PCR (MDL-2030)
  SECTION Molecular Service
  SPECIMENS

Oropharyngeal swabs or Tracheal Swabs preferred for gallinaceous poultry

Cloacal swabs preferred for domestic waterfowl and other wild birds

Tissues (spleen, lung, brain and intestine)


A gel bacterial swab is not acceptable


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

This PCR tests for the high virulence gene


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