Avian Leukosis Virus C PCR

Department of Population Health, PDRC Diagnostic Services and Teaching Laboratory, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center

Test Code: VRLC

Species: Chicken, Turkey and other avian species

Preferred Specimen

Liver, Spleen, Tumor

Acceptable Specimen

Liver, Spleen, Bursa, Bone Marrow, Blood, Cloacal Swabs

Collection Protocol

Aseptically collect tissue into a whirl pak bag. Freeze tissue until ready to ship. For international submissions: Tissue impressions on an FTA card, allow the card to dry completely before closing, place in a ziplock bag with desiccant pouch and store at room temperature.



In State Price


Out Of State Price

Additional 12% surcharge



Test Days and Turnaround

Performed when needed; 2-5 days

Shipping Requirements

Ship samples with ample ice packs in insulated container. For FTA cards, ship samples without ice packs in envelope. For international samples on FTA cards, please include the FTA international permit.

Ship To Address

Attn: Diagnostic Lab
Poultry and Diagnostic Research Center (PDRC)
953 College Station Rd
Athens, Georgia, 30602

Contact Information

For any questions regarding prices, sample collection, testing, shipping requirements, and permits please call (706) 542-5657 or email [email protected]. Prices are subject to change without notice.

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