Catalog Item Details

  TEST NAME West Nile Virus (WNV) PCR (MDL-7005)
  SECTION Molecular Diagnostics
  SPECIMENS Mammalian species-Brain tissue, Spinal cord, CSF, Whole blood
Avian species: Oropharyngeal swabs, cloacal swabs, brain, heart
  SPECIES Equine, Avian, Mosquitos
  PRICING $55.50
  SAMPLE CONTAINER Spill-proof container, viral transport media
  SHIPPING PRESERVE Cold Pack
  DAYS TESTED M-F
  ESTIMATED TURNAROUND 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, Negative, Suspect with Ct values
  PROCEDURES Polymerase chain reaction
  DELIVERY METHOD Next day delivery or 2 day transit is recommended
  SECTION GROUP Molecular Diagnostics