Bothriocephalus acheilognathi (Asian Tapeworm) Screening
|WADDL - Pullman||Aquatic Health||Mon-Fri||29 days|
This test screens for Bothriocephalus acheilognathi (Asian tapeworm) by examination of fish intestinal samples. Most cyprinids are considered potential hosts, excluding goldfish. Infections have also been reported in silurids, poeciliids, percids, centrarchids, gobies, and cyprinodontids.
Fresh fish carcasses or fish intestines.
For additional information on how to collect and submit a sample please visit our Submit a Sample page.
Send fresh fish carcasses or fish intestines individually packaged in Whirl-Pak bags or capped test tubes. Label with individual identifiers if necessary.
Samples should be packed in an insulated container and chilled.
For additional information, please visit our Packing and Shipping page.
If possible, please Contact Us in advance to schedule your submission. Please ship all samples to arrive on a weekday.
Order one test per fish. To submit specimens without submitting through our online portal, please fill out the Aquatic Health Accession Form and include with your submission.
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.