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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.

RBE - Brain Extraction - RBE

Sample Details: head or whole body
Cost/Fee: $51.00
Comment: A Rabies History Form is required for all rabies suspect cases.  Submitting the head or carcass to the Anatomic Pathology service for brain extraction in rabies suspect cases will be followed by shipment of brain tissue to the NYS Dept of Health Lab for Rabies testing.  Consideration for field collection of brain specimens and direct shipment to the NYSDOH by attending veterinarians should be considered in case involving human exposure, especially when weekends and holidays will result in further shipping delays. See these links for further information on collection and submission of appropriate specimens.for direct submission.

Lab Section: Anatomic Pathology

Description: This procedure is intended for removal of the brain from the skull for further testing and other diagnostics.

Min Sample Volume:

Collection Container: leak-proof container

Coolant: Refrigerate, do not freeze

Test Target: General

Test Days: M-Sa

Test Turnaround (business days): 24 hrs, followed by shipment to NYS DOH Rabies lab, 1-3 days additional.


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