Department of Population Health, PDRC Diagnostic Services and Teaching Laboratory, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center
Test Code: MRTS
Species: Chicken, Turkey
Tracheal or choanal cleft swabs, FTA Cards
Fresh tracheas- Aseptically collect tracheas from freshly dead birds; Swabs- Using a dry swab with a plastic shaft, insert the dry tip into the trachea or choanal cleft and rotate the swab 3-4 times. Collect 5 swabs per pool.Do not leave swabs in broth media.
In State Price
Out Of State Price
Additional 12% surcharge
qPCR/Real -Time PCR
Test Days and Turnaround
Monday - Friday. 2-3 business days.
Fresh tissues can be shipped on wet ice (same day) or dry ice (overnight)
Broths can be shipped in wet ice. PCR Swabs must be transported in cold packs (same day) or using dry ice (overnight). 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
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.