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  TEST NAME Suckling (Neonatal) Pig Diarrhea PCR Panel (MDL-6021)
  SECTION Molecular R & D
  SPECIMENS (5 gm) Feces or Intestinal content
(5 gm) Intestine
Fecal swabs

A gel bacterial swab is not acceptable.

Cotton tipped and/or wooden shaft swabs are not ideal samples for PCR.

  SPECIES Porcine
  PRICING $111.00
  SAMPLE CONTAINER Sterile container
  ESTIMATED TURNAROUND 2-3 business days for Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC)
1-2 business days for the rest of pathogens

This PCR panel detects:

  • Bacterial pathogens:
  • Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, F6, F18, F41, K88, K99, st1a, st1b, elt, and stx2e
  • Clostridium perfringens Alpha & Beta toxins
  • Clostridioides difficile (Previously known as "Clostridium difficile") toxins A & B

  • Viral pathogens:
  • Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV)
  • Porcine Deltacoronavirus (PDCov)
  • Transmissible gastroenteritis virus (TGEV)
  • Porcine rotavirus A, B and C

  • Swabs must be submitted in one of the following:
  • • 0.25 ml sterile saline

    • Viral transport media

    • Copan-Eswabâ„¢ system

A gel bacterial swab is not acceptable

Cotton tipped and/or wooden shaft swabs are not ideal samples for PCR

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli reported as positive or negative.

All others reported as Positive, Negative, or Suspect with Ct values.

  PROCEDURES Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
  DELIVERY METHOD Next day delivery or 2 day transit is recommended
  SECTION GROUP Molecular Research and Development