Molecular Diagnostics
Days Tested: 

Covid-19 Schedule:  Th

Turnaround Time: 
2-6 business days
Specimen Requirements: 

1) Swab (tracheal, joint, sinus or airsac) 2) Bacterial isolate 3) Dry Swab 4) Swab in sp4 media*

Frozen gel packs

This test is conducted at the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory location only. Samples must be received at least the day before test date. Please contact the lab if you need rush testing. If culture is desired, sp4 media should be used for specimen shipment. 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.

Bacterial PCR
Shipping Container: 

1) Synthetic swab or plastic bag 2) Culture media 3) Vial or leakproof container