Test Data

Bacteriology - Salmonella culture and serogrouping

Department of Population Health, PDRC Diagnostic Services and Teaching Laboratory, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center
Test Code: BCSC
Species: Not applicable

Preferred Specimen

Any sample (drag swabs, chick papers, meconium, carcass rinses, feed, feed ingredients, cloacal swabs, organ pools)

Acceptable Specimen

Any sample (drag swabs, chick papers, meconium, carcass rinses, feed, feed ingredients, cloacal swabs, organ pools)

Collection Protocol

Please contact the lab if you require specific protocols

Section

Bacteriology

In State Price

$26.73

Out Of State Price

Additional 12% surcharge

Method

Samples are enriched in specialty media, plated to specialty agar and incubated appropriately to encourage growth. Isolates are identified using bench tests and serogrouped with Salmonella group specific antisera.

Test Days and Turnaround

Monday - Friday; 4-10 business days

Shipping Requirements

Ship samples 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.