Lab Section: Molecular Diagnostics
Description: For PCR testing to detect nucleic acid (DNA) of Mycobacterium avium sbsp. paratuberculosis from individual bovine clinical suspects.
Min Sample Volume:
Collection Container: Fecal collection cup.
Unacceptable containers for fecal samples include flip-top milk vials, zip-lock baggies, exam gloves, glass jars, prescription bottles, or containers that are taped closed.
Coolant: Overnight and refrigerated. Ship promptly after collection in an insulated container with cold packs.
Test Target: Nucleic Acid
Test Days: M-F as needed
Test Turnaround (business days): 7-10 days