Three NEW Avian tests will be available beginning November 1, 2012:
Chlamydophila psittaci — Elementary Body Agglutination (EBA) antibody test at $24/test. Agglutination assays favor the detection of IgM, which the body develops during the early phase of an infection.
Chlamydophila psittaci Panel — 2 DNA probes, one on whole blood, and the other on a conjunctival/choanal/cloacal swab, plus both EBA and IFA antibody titers on serum at a cost of $70.
Chlamydophila psittaci Panel — 2 DNA probes, one on whole blood, and the other on a conjuncival/choanal/cloacal swab plus you can choose one type of antibody titer determination test (EBA or IFA) at $ 53.