Tilapia Lake Virus Viral Culture (E11)

Test Schedule
Lab Lab section Days Turnaround
WADDL - Pullman Aquatic Health Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 29 days
Price: $36.50
This test screens for Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV) on the E11 cell line.
Specimens Required
> Whole fish
> Kidney/spleen pools (no more than five fish per pool)
> Viscera with kidney pools (no more than five fish per pool)
Sampling Requirements
Please contact the Aquatic Health Laboratory Manager well in advance to schedule this fish health certification test. Samples for this test are generally received at the laboratory Tuesday through Thursday.

In some circumstances, a USDA-accredited veterinarian may be required to collect these samples; confirm with the regulatory authority in the receiving jurisdiction requirements for the sample collector.

Samples must arrive at WADDL within 48 hours of sampling for this test to be performed.

For additional information on how to collect and submit a sample please visit our Submit a Sample page.
Collection Container
Submit tissue samples in Whirl-Pak bags.
Packing Instructions
Place samples in a sealed plastic bag to prevent moisture entry and sample-to-sample contamination. Ship chilled in an insulated cooler with ice packs.

For additional information, please visit our Packing and Shipping page.
Special Instructions
Ordering Instructions
Order one test per pool.

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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