Coronavirus N RT-PCR

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

Test Code: VRCN

Species: Chicken, Turkey

Preferred Specimen

Cloacals Swabs, Intestine

Acceptable Specimen

Cloacal Swabs, Intestines, Cecal Tonsils

Collection Protocol

Aseptically collect tissue into a whirl pak bag. Freeze tissue until ready to ship.



In State Price


Out Of State Price

Additional 12% surcharge


Reverse transcriptase PCR

Test Days and Turnaround

Performed when needed; 2-5 days

Shipping Requirements

Ship samples with ample ice packs in insulated container

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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