Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis (CL) Culture

Test Schedule
Lab Lab section Days Turnaround
WADDL - Pullman Bacteriology Mon-Fri 2-5 days
Price: $40.00
Caseous Lymphadenitis (CL) culture is primarily for the cultivation and isolation of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis and other bacteria known to commonly cause abscesses in small ruminants. 
Specimens Required
  • Abscess/Purulent material
  • Exudate
  • Aspirate
  • Tissue
Sampling Requirements
When collecting abscess material from an abscess that has not ruptured proper technique for cleaning and prepping the surrounding area before lancing is extremely important to help reduce contamination. 

For more specific sample collection guidelines please see our Bacteriology Section webpage.

For additional information on how to collect and submit a sample please visit our Submit a Sample page.
Collection Container
  • Sterile, leak-prof container
  • Swab 
Do not submit syringes with needles.
Packing Instructions
For additional information, please visit our Packing and Shipping page.
Special Instructions
 For additional information concerning caseous lymphadenitis (CL) see our health topic on caseous lymphadenitis of sheep and goat webpage
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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