Aquatic Necropsy

Test Schedule
Lab Lab section Days Turnaround
WADDL - Pullman Necropsy Mon-Fri 7 days
Price: $80.00
If between 1 and 3 tests are ordered, the unit price is $80.00.
Additional samples will have an extra charge of $50.00 each.
Veterinarians at WADDL perform a necropsy on submitted aquatic animals. Initial price is per three animals submitted, with additional test fee for each additional animal. 
Specimens Required
Fresh chilled aquatic animal carcasses (fish, amphibians, aquatic reptiles, and aquatic invertebrates) are preferred. Please contact WADDL in advance to schedule submission of live aquatic animals for the Aquatic Necropsy test. Frozen animals can be accepted but clients are recommended to consult with WADDL in advance to determine the likely diagnostic yield of this type of specimen.
Sampling Requirements
Please contact WADDL with any questions about appropriate sampling methods for Aquatic Necropsy submissions.

For additional information on how to collect and submit a sample please visit our Submit a Sample page.
Collection Container
Fresh aquatic animal carcasses should be submitted in a leak-proof container and kept well-hydrated (okay to ship in water).
Packing Instructions
Fresh and frozen aquatic animal carcasses should be packed in an insulated container and chilled. Live aquatic animals should be submitted with appropriate water and air, as well as insulation and cooling/heating, to ensure live arrival; note temperatures and weather at shipping and receiving locations when shipping live animals and do not ship during extreme weather. Please ship all samples for Aquatic Necropsy overnight to arrive on a weekday.

For additional information, please visit our Packing and Shipping page.
Special Instructions
Please contact WADDL in advance to schedule submission of live aquatic animals, as well as with any questions about the Aquatic Necropsy Test. 
Ordering Instructions
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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