Days Tested: 
F for PCR; weekly for viral isolation
Turnaround Time: 
5 business days for PCR; 3-6 weeks for viral isolation
Specimen Requirements: 

1) Tendon (at least 1 cm);  2) feces (at least 1 gram);  3) yolk (at least 0.5 ml); 4) cell culture (at least 0.5 ml)

Shipping Container: 

1) whirl-pac or plastic bag;  2-4) plastic tube

Frozen gel packs

The PCR portion of this test is run at the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory. The virus isolation is conducted in the St. Paul facility. 

This panel includes a real-time PCR and 2 types of viral isolation (using egg inoculation and cell lines).

The specimen type(s) listed for this test will provide an adequate sample volume to conduct this test. If multiple tests are 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.