Listeria Culture (add on)

Section: Bacteriology

Fee: $10.00

Turnaround Time: 5 - 7 business days

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

Species: Bovine, Caprine, Ovine, Ruminant, Other

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Brainstem

Sterile container


Uterine secretions

Sterile container


Conjunctival swab

Commercial culturette/Cotton tipped swab (See Collection Information)


Fetal liver, lung

Leakproof container

2 samples each


Placenta

Leakproof container

2-3 cotyledons


Collection Information

For swabs, use commercially available culture system OR cotton-tipped swab. Submit cotton-tipped swab in sterile, leakproof tube with 0.5 mL sterile saline.

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
Performed in conjunction with Aerobic Culture. This fee is in addition to the fee for Aerobic Culture.

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