|TEST NAME||Anthrax Suspect Culture (BAC-5055)|
|SPECIMENS||Blood soaked umbilical tape or cotton swabs soaked in extruded blood or blood taken from a superficial ear vein.
For swine, lymph nodes are an acceptable sample.
|PRICING||$21.00 / $0.00|
|SAMPLE CONTAINER||Doubled bagged Ziploc with the sample clearly labeled â€œAnthrax Suspectâ€�|
|SHIPPING PRESERVE||Cold pack|
|ESTIMATED TURNAROUND||1-3 business days|
|TEST COMMENTS||Appropriate samples are blood soaked umbilical tape or cotton swabs soaked in extruded blood or blood taken from superficial ear vein; necropsy is not recommended, but if performed, spleen sample is preferred. For swine, lymph nodes are an acceptable sample. Note, this is not a stand alone test and is always performed in conjunction with aerobic culture. Please place the samples in a Ziploc bag and then place that bag in another Ziploc. Please mark clearly on the outer Ziploc bag: â€œAnthrax Suspectâ€�. Call the KSVDL Client Care at 866-512-5650 to alert laboratory personnel a possible zoonotic case is being shipped.|
|DELIVERY METHOD||Next day delivery|