Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP) Real-Time PCR

Service type
Molecular Diagnostics/PCR
Days tested
Every other Monday (samples should arrive at least 24 hours before). In most cases, samples need to be in the lab by noon the day before the scheduled test for processing and preparation.
Turnaround time
2-10 business days
Specimen Requirements

1) Tonsillar swab 2)Oral fluid 3) Whole tonsil 4) Lung 5) Tissues

Shipping container
1) Sterile dry tube without gel plug 2) 10, 15 or 50 ml plastic tube with screw top cap 3-5) WHIRL-PAK bag
Location Term
St. Paul (VDL)
Submission Form(s)

Results are reported on Mondays. Additional Information (PDF). The specimen type(s) listed for this test will provide an adequate sample volume to conduct this test. If multiple tests are to be requested on a specimen, there may not be adequate sample volume to perform each test. Please submit an adequate sample volume to meet the requirements of each test.

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