Avian Influenza Virus (AIV) AGID (Yolk)

Section: Avian

Fee: $3.00/egg

Turnaround Time: 7-14 business days

Days Test Started: Tuesday,Thursday

Species: Avian, Chicken, Turkey




Minimum Amount


Sealed, Leakproof Container


Collection Information

GENERAL - Label all containers with appropriate information - Animal ID, Owner Name, Veterinarian, Sample Type, Date.

Shipping Information

OVERNIGHT - Ship overnight in an insulated shipper with ice packs (pack absorptive material to collect moisture) DO NOT SHIP OVER THE WEEKENDS OR HOLIDAYS - NO SATURDAY DELIVERY
LEAKS - Ensure all samples are in leak-proof packages and clearly labeled with Tissue Type/Animal ID/Owner Name. Include absorptive material to collect any leaks - double bag any fresh tissues.
PAPERWORK - Package paperwork separately in a waterproof, sealable plastic bag. Ensure paperwork is complete and specimens are labeled for easy matching. If you are using CF.755 Multiple Animal Continuation Form, please include a hard copy and email a copy to addl@purdue.edu.

Additional Information
No Waterfowl eggs. Samples that test positive must have follow up PCR testing done on swabs collected and submitted from the birds.

ADDL West Lafayette location tests will be started on Tuesday and Thursday. Samples must be received by 2:00 pm the Monday/Wednesday prior.

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-7607

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