Aquatic Aerobic Culture, Streptococcus iniae/Lactococcus garvieae

Test Schedule
Lab Lab section Days Turnaround
WADDL - Pullman Aquatic Health Mon-Fri 29 days
Price: $14.00
To detect Lactococcus garvieae (syn. Enterococcus seriolicida) and/or Streptococcus iniae in fish kidney samples by aerobic culture. 
Specimens Required
Culture medium inoculated with fish kidney. 
Sampling Requirements
Insert a sterile loop or swab into the kidney and streak onto CNA (preferably) or blood agar plates. Up to 4 kidney streaks per plate.

For additional information on how to collect and submit a sample please visit our Submit a Sample page.
Collection Container
Specimens should be collected on agar plates.
Packing Instructions
Place inoculated agar plates (agar side up) in a sealed plastic bag to prevent moisture from contacting the agar. Insulate the bag containing the plates to prevent damage and freezing. Ship chilled in an insulated cooler with ice packs.

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Special Instructions
Ordering Instructions
Order one test per fish.

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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