Avian Influenza Virus Type A, ACIA

Section: Avian

Fee: 11.00

Turnaround Time: 1–3 business days

Days Test Started: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Species: Avian, Chicken, Turkey, Other




Minimum Amount

Tracheal/Oropharyngeal swab

Cloacal swab

Collection Information

Use Polyester/Daeron swabs with plastic handles. Calcium Alginate may interfere with test and must not be used.

Shipping Information

Ice Pack

Additional Information
Samples containing blood and samples containing an excess of fecal material may interfere with the test. Positive results will require confirmation by PCR and subtype determination. Species includes chickens, turkeys, ducks and migratory birds. Cloacal swabs for waterfowl, tracheal/oropharyngeal swabs for gallinaceous birds.

This test is only performed at the Heeke ADDL in Dubois, IN.

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

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