Aquatic Tests (5)
An accession fee of $6.00 is applied to each accession/case, not each specimen.
The tests and fee schedules are provided for use by TVMDL clients, including veterinarians and animal owners. Fees charged to animal owners by veterinarians may exceed test prices shown herein, reflecting the time, expertise, and expense necessary to collect the sample, ship it in an appropriate manner, interpret results and provide treatment advice.
This test is used to detect desmethylbromethalin, the toxic metabolite of bromethalin.
Specimen: One or more of the following: 2 to 5 grams of adipose tissue, brain, liver and/or bait.
|CBC-companion with reticulocyte count||
Quantification of regerative response
Specimen: 1 mL whole blood
|Necropsy – Histopathology||
Microscopic evaluation of fixed tissues collected at necropsy. The price listed ($65.00) is for up to 8 tissues; for more than 8 tissues, the price is $80.00.
Specimen: Organ specimens fixed in 10% neutral buffered formalin
|Amphibian, Aquatic, Avian, Bovine, Canine, Caprine, Cervid, Equine, Exotic, Feline, Ovine, Porcine, Rodent||$65.00||Details|
Virus particle examination using electron microscopy. Samples sent to Amarillo will be forwarded to the College Station laboratory. For increased sensitivity or faster turnaround, TVMDL suggests the following tests: Calf Diarrhea Panel Parvovirus (qPCR)
Specimen: One or more of the following: Intestine, intestinal content, fresh feces, or other fresh samples as deemed appropriate by submitter and/or professional staff
|Amphibian, Aquatic, Avian, Bovine, Canine, Caprine, Cervid, Equine, Exotic, Feline, Ovine, Porcine, Rodent||$30.00||Details|
|Zinc – Liver||
This test is used to quantify zinc levels in liver and/or feed samples.
Specimen: 10 g liver or 500 g feed
|Aquatic, Avian, Bovine, Canine, Caprine, Cervid, Equine, Exotic, Feline, Non Animal, Ovine, Porcine||$24.00||Details|