Infectious Bronchitis Virus ARK real time RT-PCR/ Vaccine Takes

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

Test Code: VRAK

Species: Chicken

Preferred Specimen

Trachea, Kidney, Cecal Tonsil, oropharyngeal swabs, choanal cleft swabs

Acceptable Specimen

Trachea, Kidney, Cecal Tonsil, Tracheal Swabs, Oropharyngeal swabs, Cloacal Swabs

Collection Protocol

Aseptically collect swabs and place them in appropriate virus transport media. Swabs can be pooled 5 swabs per tube. FLOQ, dacron or polyester swabs recommended.Alternately, collect tissues into a whirl pak bag. Freeze tissue or swabs until ready to ship.



In State Price


Out Of State Price

Additional 12% surcharge


Real time RT-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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