Virus Adaptation/Expansion

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

Test Code: VIEX

Species: N/A

Preferred Specimen

Virus isolate from PDRC diagnostic case submission

Acceptable Specimen

For virus isolate expansion and shipment to vaccine company for autogenous vaccine production

Collection Protocol

Clients must request via email virus isolates to expand and give permission to ship to a vaccine company for autogenous vaccine production. Please provide contact information for vaccine company representative



In State Price


Out Of State Price

Additional 12% surcharge


Propagation of virus isolate in embryos or cell culture

Test Days and Turnaround

2 weeks from date of expansion but shipment to vaccine company requires executed material transfer agreement (MTA)

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 sample collection, testing, shipping requirements, and permits please call (706) 542-5657 or email [email protected]

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