Brucella abortus/suis

Section: Serology

Fee: $2.00

Turnaround Time: 1-2 business days

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

Species: Bovine, Caprine, Porcine, Ruminant, Other

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Serum

Red top Vacutainer tube or equivalent

0.5 – 1 ml*


Collection Information

If submitting specimens from multiple animals, 1) label each tube sequentially (e.g., 1, 2, 3…) to correspond to the specimen/animal order on the submission form; 2) for each specimen, list animal IDs on submission form; and, 3) if >10 animals per submission, please submit an electronic spreadsheet with animal IDs (in sequential order) – this will facilitate accessioning and data entry, reducing turn-around time. If multiple serology tests are requested on any one serum sample, minimum amount is 1-1.5 ml. Refrigerate specimen(s) until shipped.

Shipping Information

If shipping different tissue types, clearly label each container with owner and animal ID (if applicable) and sample/tissue type. Ship specimens overnight with an ice pack. DO NOT SHIP OVER WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY.

Additional Information
Contact lab for large quantity submissions. Tests are started on an as needed basis.

Available test methods for Brucellosis: BAPA, Card, Tube, and Plate

Export Submissions must state: destination, method of test, and dilution. Tube tests require 48 hours and are set on Mon, Tue, and Wed.

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