Lab Section: Molecular Diagnostics
Description: This qPCR assay detects the aspartate ammonia lyase (aspA) gene of Lawsonia intracellularis, the causative agent of proliferative enteropathy (also known as Ileitis), in any host species.
Min Sample Volume: 1g feces or tissue
Collection Container: Leak-proof container
Coolant: Refrigerate. Ship in insulated container with ice packs
Test Target: Nucleic Acid
Test Days: M-F as needed
Test Turnaround (business days): 2-3 days