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Each accession received will be charged a $5.00 accessioning fee, in addition to the requested testing.
Fees are subject to change without notice, please call the lab if you have any questions.
Contract pricing available. For information please refer to the contract billing page.

All test turnaround times are listed in business days and do not include Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.

Campylobacter fetus FA - CAMPYFA

Sample Details: 1)Bovine preputial wash, vaginal wash, or cervical mucus**; 2) Caprine, Ovine, Camelid fetal liver, placenta/cotyledon or abomasal contents***
Cost/Fee: $16.00 /sample

May qualify for New York State contract pricing.  Please consider using the:  Ovine Abortion Plan, Caprine Abortion Plan or Camelid Abortion Plan for abortion submissions.

**This test is only for diagnostic purposes and is not available for Regulatory testing requirements (refer to Campylobacter fetus Culture).  Samples must be submitted and received in the laboratory within 6-8 hours of collection and placed in an insulated container under refrigerated conditions and protected from light during transport.  Submissions not fulfilling these requirements will not be tested.  Lactated Ringer’s solution is available for purchase.  See also collection instructions for bulls and cows.

***Abortion samples should be refrigerated immediately and submitted to the laboratory within 24 hours, preferably same day whenever possible.  Detection of Campylobacter fetus 24 hours or more post mortem may not be possible.

Lab Section: Bacteriology

Description: For the detection of Campylobacter fetus in ruminants by fluorescent antibody stain.

Min Sample Volume: 1) 1 ml; 2) Entire fetus (if small) with placenta or 2” x 3” sections of individual tissues, 1 ml abomasal fluid

Collection Container: 1) Lactated Ringer’s Solution (see Comment**); 2) Separate sealed containers (sterile preferred), red-top tube for abomasal content

Coolant: 1) Refrigerate and deliver same day as collection in insulated container with ice packs - do not freeze; 2) Refrigerate and deliver same day or ship overnight in insulated container with ice packs

Test Target: Antigen

Test Days: Tuesday and Friday

Test Turnaround (business days): 3-4 days


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