Coxiella burnetii PCR

Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Fee: $30.00

Turnaround Time: 1-4 business days

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

Species: Bovine, Caprine, Ovine, Ruminant

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Placenta w/ cotyledons

Leakproof container

Several cotyledons


Vaginal Swabs

5 - 10 grams


Milk

Leakproof container

2 - 5 ml


Liver

Leakproof container

Several samples


Fetal Tissues

Leakproof container


Feces

Leakproof Container


Collection Information

PLACENTA: Only cotyledonary placenta will harbor organisms, NOT amnion or allantois.

SWABS: Synthetic (Dacron/polyester) swabs are recommended. Swabs should be placed in a sterile, leakproof tube with 0.5 ml sterile saline/PBS.

Refrigerate specimens until ship.

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 C3B Multiplex PCR (Coxiella, Chlamydia, and Brucella).

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