Virus isolation (Fowl Pox)

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

Test Code: VIVI6

Species: Chicken, Turkey

Preferred Specimen

Scab or tracheas

Acceptable Specimen

Trachea (diptheritic pox) or scab (cutaneous pox)

Collection Protocol

Collect appropriate tissues and place in whirl pak or ziplock bag, transport on ice and freeze at -80 as soon as possible.



In State Price


Out Of State Price

Additional 12% surcharge


Virus isolation in chicken embryos or cell culture

Test Days and Turnaround

Performed when needed; 1-3 weeks

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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