Molecular Diagnostics
Days Tested: 

COVID-19 Schedule:  T

Turnaround Time: 
2-10 business days
Specimen Requirements: 

1) Skin lesions 2) Systemic tissues 3) Fetuses 4) Abscess 5) Bursa 6) Joint 7) Pericardium 8) Pleura 9) Tonsil 10) Tendon 11) Bacterial isolate 12) Joint swab 13) Nasal Swab 14) Joint fluid 15)Oral fluid*

Frozen gel packs

Results reported on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The specimen type(s) listed for this test will provide an adequate sample volume to conduct this test. If multiple tests are to be requested on a specimen, there may not be adequate sample volume to perform each test. Please submit an adequate sample volume to meet the requirements of each test. *Oral fluid will be reported with a disclaimer as the specimen has not been validated on this assay. This test does not differentiate between Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae and Erysipelothrix tonsillarium.

Bacterial PCR
Shipping Container: 

1-10) WHIRL-PAK 11) Culture plate 12,13) Sterile dry tube without gel plug 14,15) 10, 15 or 50 ml plastic tube with screw top cap