Test Data

Bacteriology - Avibacterium paragallinarum isolation

Department of Population Health, PDRC Diagnostic Services and Teaching Laboratory, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center
Test Code: BCAV
Species: Chicken

Preferred Specimen

Fresh whole head with sinuses intact

Acceptable Specimen

Fresh whole head with sinuses intact or aseptic swabs of sinuses

Collection Protocol

Individually bag whole heads with sinuses intact or aseptically swab sinuses or trachea. If needed contact the lab for specific protocols NOTE: Specialty agar must be ordered and requires a 2 week notice. Please contact lab before sending samples.

Section

Bacteriology

In State Price

$27.04

Out Of State Price

Additional 12% surcharge

Method

Sinus swabs are plated onto specialty agar and incubated appropriately to encourage growth. Isolates are identified using bench tests.

Test Days and Turnaround

Specialty agar must be ordered and requires a 2 week notice. Please contact lab before sending samples.

Shipping Requirements

Place heads in individual bags and ship with ample ice packs in insulated container. DO NOT FREEZE.

Shipping Dates

Ship Overnight/Next-Day, Monday to Thursday

Ship To Address

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

Contact Information

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