Necropsy (per case)

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

Test Code: NXNE

Species: Chicken, Turkey, and Quail

Preferred Specimen

Live and/or fresh mortality, a minimum of 6 birds

Acceptable Specimen

Culled birds, fresh dead

Collection Protocol

Collect live birds into cardboard boxes with ventillation holes; collect fresh dead into cardboard boxes and keep cool; collect culled birds into cardboard boxes and keep cool. In the event of a suspected foreign animal disease please contact the lab prior to submitting.



In State Price


Out Of State Price

Additional 12% surcharge


In-house protocol

Test Days and Turnaround

When needed; Samples must arrive by 3 PM daily

Shipping Requirements

In person delivery of live and/or dead birds or refrigerated dead birds 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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