Flavobacterium psychrophilum Aerobic Culture

Test Schedule
Lab Lab section Days Turnaround
WADDL - Pullman Aquatic Health Mon-Fri 29 Days
Price: $44.00
To detect Flavobacterium psychrophilum in fish kidney samples by aerobic culture.
Specimens Required
Individual and/or pooled kidney/spleen tissues. Note: When Virology and Bacteriology testing are both requested, the Bacteriology sample will be set by laboratory personnel from a homogenate of the Virology tissue pool.
Sampling Requirements
Sample moribund fish preferentially; thereafter, select healthy fish randomly. Dead fish are not sampled (postmortem contamination). Sample brood stocks at spawning, and older fish preferentially. 

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Collection Container
Submit samples in Whirl-Pak bags labeled with tissue identifiers.
Packing Instructions
Place sample bags in a sealed plastic bag to prevent moisture entry and sample-to-sample contamination. Ship chilled in an insulated cooler with ice packs.

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Special Instructions
Ordering Instructions
Order one test per kidney/spleen pool. Indicate TYE media type on Accession Form under Bacteriology testing.

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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