A series of three fecal collections one week apart is recommended. The three samples from the same bird may go in the same tube. Adding a few drops of sterile saline will help keep the samples moist.
Sealed, leak-proof plastic bag or container.
Label all samples. Refrigerate prior to shipment. Ship on cold packs.
This test is performed at the University of Georgia Infectious Disease Laboratory in Athens, GA. Pricing listed is for each specimen. Prices for tests performed outside TVMDL may not include lab accession and forwarding fees and are subject to change without notice. Turnaround times vary depending on shipping time and the referral lab's schedule.