Newcastle Disease Virus (PMV-1) ELISA

Section: Avian

Fee: $3.00

Turnaround Time: 1–7 business days

Days Test Started: Tuesday, Friday

Species: Avian, Chicken, Turkey




Minimum Amount


Red Top Vacutainer Tube or Equivalent

0.5 ml

Collection Information

GENERAL - Label all containers with appropriate information - Animal ID, Owner Name, Veterinarian, Sample Type, Date.
REFRIGERATION - Refrigerate all samples until shipment.
AVIAN SERUM - Collect blood in appropriate vacutainer tube. Allow blood to clot on side of the tube. Centrifuge to separate serum from clot - if necessary. Transfer serum into the leakproof tube. Refrigerate until sample shipment.

Shipping Information

OVERNIGHT - Ship overnight in an insulated shipper with ice packs (pack absorptive material to collect moisture) DO NOT SHIP OVER THE WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY - NO SATURDAY DELIVERY
LEAKS - Ensure all samples are in leakproof 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
AVIAN SERUM - Package blood tubes in a blood tube box or wrap securely with a paper towel or bubble wrap to provide protection.

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

ADDL Heeke location tests will be started as time allows.

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