W (Samples must be received by Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. to be included in testing
Feces (no more than 10 g needed)
Please make sure container has no outside contamination. NO GLOVES or WHIRL-PAK BAGS.
Specimens from sheep, goat, and exotic ruminants also accepted.
Ct Values from this assay correspond to the shedding status of the animal as follows:
Less than Ct 25 = High Shedding
Ct 25 to Ct 30 = Moderate Shedding
Ct 30 to Ct 37 = Low Shedding
Ct 37 to Ct 40 = Suspect Animal
Above 40 or no Ct value = Negative
The lab may pool specimens with up to 5 samples per pool - please indicate on the submission form. Pooling results in slightly decreased test sensitivity.
DO NOT PRE-POOL SAMPLES.
* Samples need to be received by Tuesday at 1:00 PM to be included in testing.
Do NOT use GLOVE or WHIRL-PAK BAG. Use leakproof hard plastic container with screw cap