Aquatic Diagnostic Viral Culture
|WADDL - Pullman||Aquatic Health||Mon-Fri||29 days|
To detect and diagnose viral infection in diseased aquatic species using cell culture.
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.
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.
Submit tissue samples in Whirl-Pak bags; ovarian fluids should be collected in tubes with leak-resistant caps.
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.
Submission of individual fish per sample is recommended.
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.