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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.

Brucella canis Culture - CANBRCUL

Sample Details: 1) Whole blood in aerobic blood culture bottle; 2) Abortion: Fetal stomach contents, lung; placenta; 3) Female: vaginal discharge, uterine tissue; 4) Male: semen, testicular tissue; 5) Aseptically collected swab of 2-4.
Cost/Fee: $27.50 /sample
Comment: Blood culture medium should be inoculated immediately when blood is drawn. 
See Blood CultureTechnique  for instructions.

If the blood culture media used is not the VersaTrek EZ® Draw® REDOX 1® product, turn around time may be delayed due to inability to take full advantage of enhanced incubation characteristics of the VersaTrek® incubator system. See TREK Diagnostic Systems.
*Blood culture bottles, (see Transport Media for Diagnostic Sampling) may be purchased from our Supply Center using the Supply Request Form. Submissions of 3 consecutive draws are recommended.
Antimicrobial susceptibilities are not applicable.

Refer to Canine Abortion/fading puppy Diagnostic Plan for abortion submissions.

Lab Section: Bacteriology

Description: Canine only. For the isolation of Brucella canis only.

Min Sample Volume: 0.1 - 5.0 mL blood; Swab of tissue or fluid.

Collection Container: 1) 40 ml VersaTrek EZ® Draw® REDOX 1® aerobic blood culture bottle*; 2-4)sealed sterile separate containers; 5)Swab in Amies transport media

Coolant: 1) DO NOT refrigerate; 2-5) Refrigerate, DO NOT freeze

Test Target: Antigen

Test Days: M-F

Test Turnaround (business days): 5-10 days


See Supplies for diagnostic supplies and shipping materials to meet your specimen needs.
See QMPS Supplies Order Form for additional Quality Milk supplies and materials.
See Shipping Instructions for packaging and labeling instructions and regulations.