Section: Virology

Fee: $30.00

Turnaround Time: 1–2 business days

Days Test Started: Wednesday, Thursday

Species: Other




Minimum Amount

Retro-paryngeal lymph node tissue

Sealed, LeakProof Container or Whirl pak

Entire Tissue

Collection Information

GENERAL - Label all containers with appropriate information - Animal ID, Owner Name, Veterinarian, Sample Type, and Date.
REFRIGERATION - Refrigerate all samples until shipment.
FRESH TISSUES - Collect tissues in sterile/clean containers (plastic jars or sealable plastic bags). Separate tissues in different containers and label with tissue type, animal ID, and owner name.

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
BULK - Please include bulk material inside the shipping box to prevent samples from moving or being crushed during transit (loose glass blood tubes and an ice pack will always break).
2nd DAY SHIPPING - Ship overnight or second day - NO SATURDAY DELIVERY
Samples should be shipped or directly delivered to ADDL during business hours.

Additional Information
Samples that test positive will be subjected to conformational testing, which can delay the turnaround time. The conformational testing will incur an additional charge.

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