Flavobacterium psychrophilum Aerobic Culture
|WADDL - Pullman||Aquatic Health||Mon-Fri||29 Days|
To detect Flavobacterium psychrophilum in fish kidney samples by aerobic culture.
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.
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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Submit samples in Whirl-Pak bags labeled with tissue identifiers.
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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Order one test per kidney/spleen pool. Indicate TYE media type on Accession Form under Bacteriology testing.
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