Virus isolation (Infectious Bronchitis, Newcastle Disease, Avian Influenza, Infectious Laryngotracheitis)

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

Test Code: VIVI_1

Species: Chicken, turkey and other avian species

Preferred Specimen

Trachea, choanal cleft/oropharyngeal swab, kidneys, cecal tonsils

Acceptable Specimen

Listed above

Collection Protocol

Collect and pool like tissues in whirl-pak or similar bag. Do not mix tissues in one bag.



In State Price


Out Of State Price

Additional 12% surcharge


Virus isolation in 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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