Aquatic Diagnostic Viral Culture

Test Schedule
Lab Lab section Days Turnaround
WADDL - Pullman Aquatic Health Mon-Fri 29 days
Price: $233.00
To detect and diagnose viral infection in diseased aquatic species using cell culture.
Specimens Required
Samples are collected during necropsy and vary depending on size of fish, species, and pathogen(s) of interest. Samples may include kidney/spleen, viscera, mid-section, whole fish, ovarian fluid, gill, or skin. All samples should be kept chilled during preparation, collection, and shipping.
Sampling Requirements
Samples are collected during necropsy and should be kept chilled.

For additional information on how to collect and submit a sample please visit our Submit a Sample page.
Collection Container
Submit tissue samples in Whirl-Pak bags; ovarian fluids should be collected in tubes with leak-resistant caps.
Packing Instructions
Place samples in a sealed plastic bag to prevent moisture entry and sample-to-sample contamination. Ship chilled in an insulated cooler with ice packs.

For additional information, please visit our Packing and Shipping page.
Special Instructions
Submission of individual fish per sample is recommended. 
Ordering Instructions
Order one test per sample submitted.

For online test ordering please visit our Submit a Sample page for additional information. To submit a specimen without submitting through our online portal please see our Forms page for fillable forms and further instruction.
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