Cervid (Deer and Elk)

Effective January 15, 2018

Note: A $10 accession fee will be applied to all submissions. A centrifugation charge of $1.25 per tube may be applied, if necessary. All fees are in US $.

Note on days tested and turnaround times: Samples must be received at least one business day before the scheduled testing day. New client accounts can take up to 2-3 business days to establish before testing can begin. Samples may not always be tested on the first scheduled day after they arrive; however, it is our goal to complete testing within the posted turnaround time. If rush testing is desired, please contact us.

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Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
3.75
Days Tested:
Th
Turnaround Time:
2-6 business days
Comments:

This is the required test for Canadian export. Please contact the lab if results are needed earlier. According to the manufacturer, this ELISA kit is for bovine serum samples only.Results are reported with a disclaimer.

Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.00
Days Tested:
M,Th
Turnaround Time:
2-4 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
5.50
Days Tested:
T
Turnaround Time:
2-7 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.50
Days Tested:
once weekly
Turnaround Time:
2-7 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.75
Days Tested:
T,F
Turnaround Time:
10-16 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.00
Days Tested:
T, F
Turnaround Time:
7-14 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.00
Days Tested:
T, F
Turnaround Time:
7-14 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
2.50 each
Days Tested:
M-F exceptSTT which is M-W
Turnaround Time:
2-5 business days (2-7 business days for RAP, 4-8 business days for STT)
Comments:

The recommended screening test for cervid species is BAPA and/or RAP.

Blood or serum samples submitted from animals in Minnesota for brucellosis testing for regulatory purposes must include the animal’s official identification on the submission form for each sample submitted.  This includes samples from cattle, bison, cervids, and goats.  Regulatory reasons for testing include but are not limited to herd certification, interstate or international movement.   Submissions that do not include the animal’s official identification will be reported to the Board and are not considered official tests for regulatory purposes.

Official Brucellosis Test Record

Supplemental Form

Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.75
Days Tested:
M-F
Turnaround Time:
2-6 business days
Comments:

Blood or serum samples submitted from animals in Minnesota for brucellosis testing for regulatory purposes must include the animal’s official identification on the submission form for each sample submitted.  This includes samples from cattle, bison, cervids, and goats.  Regulatory reasons for testing include but are not limited to herd certification, interstate or international movement.   Submissions that do not include the animal’s official identification will be reported to the Board and are not considered official tests for regulatory purposes.

Official Brucellosis Test Record

Supplemental Form

Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.00
Days Tested:
M,Th
Turnaround Time:
2-4 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.75
Days Tested:
T,F
Turnaround Time:
7-14 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
12.00
Days Tested:
T,F
Turnaround Time:
3-7 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
$9.50 per sample
Days Tested:
Once weekly
Turnaround Time:
2-7 days
Comments: