Avian Influenza Virus (AI) AGID
|WADDL - Puyallup||Avian Health-Serology||Mon-Thu||2-5 days|
If 6 or more tests are ordered, a discount of $2.00 per test will be applied.
Avian Influenza AGID test is a basic screening test for antibodies to type A influenza viruses.
A minimum of 0.5ml of whole blood (containing no additives) or 0.2ml of serum is required for this test.
If the blood cannot be sent to the lab right away, separate the serum. Serum can be kept and submitted refrigerated.
Fresh, non-incubated eggs can be used for this test also. An additional charge is added for egg yolk extraction.
If submitting whole blood, please submit as soon as possible, ideally within a day of collection.
Please submit fresh samples either refrigerated or on ice.
For additional information on how to collect and submit a sample please visit our Submit a Sample page.
Serum: Glass or plastic tubes with no additives, e.g., red top tubes, or serum separator tubes.
For additional information, please visit our Packing and Shipping page.
Please contact the lab if interested in submitting samples from an avian species other than chickens or turkeys.
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.