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

Test Code: MRMM

Species: Turkey

Preferred Specimen

Phallus or vaginal swabs of breeding-age turkeys

Acceptable Specimen

Tracheal swabs

Collection Protocol

Swabs- Using a dry swab with a plastic shaft, insert the dry tip into the phallus or vagina or trachea and rotate the swab 3-4 times. Collect 5 swabs per pool. Do not leave swabs in broth media (if inoculating 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.

Shipping Requirements

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)

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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