Catalog Item Details

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

  SPECIES Avian
  PRICING $41.50
  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