Toxoplasma gondii PCR

Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Fee: $30.00

Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 business days

Days Test Started: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Species: Bovine, Canine, Caprine, Feline, Ovine, Porcine, Ruminant

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Whole Blood

EDTA vacutainer

2 - 5 ml


Feces

Leakproof Container

8 - 10 grams


Intestine (feline only)

Leakproof Container

2-3 segments


Brain

Leakproof Container

8 - 10 grams


Spleen

Leakproof Container

8 - 10 grams


Liver

Leakproof Container

8 - 10 grams


Fetal lung, liver, splen

Leakproof Container

8 -10 grams


Placenta (cotyledon only)

Leakproof Container

Several samples


Collection Information

REFRIGERATION - Refrigerate all samples until shipment.
FRESH TISSUES - Collect tissues in sterile/clean containers (plastic jars or sealable plastic bags). Separate tissues in different containers and label with tissue type, animal ID, and owner name.

Shipping Information

OVERNIGHT - Ship overnight in an insulated shipper with ice packs (pack absorptive material to collect moisture) DO NOT SHIP OVER THE WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY - NO SATURDAY DELIVERY
PAPERWORK - Package paperwork separately in a waterproof, sealable plastic bag. Ensure paperwork is complete and specimens are labeled for easily matching. If you are using CF.755 Multiple Animal Continuation Form, please include a hard copy and email a copy to addl@purdue.edu.
FRESH TISSUES - If shipping different tissue types, clearly label each container with owner and animal ID (if applicable) and sample/tissue type. Double bag ALL fresh tissues.

Additional Information
This test is also part of the ruminant (bovine, ovine, caprine) abortion panels - see Ruminant Aborition LTN Multiplex PCR (Leptospira, Toxoplasma, and Neospora).

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