A $10.00 ACCESSION FEE WILL BE APPLIED TO ALL CASES EXCEPT EIAs.
LIVE ANIMALS, HUMAN AND NON-HUMAN PRIMATE SAMPLES ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
For cases involving insurance claims or litigation, contact the laboratory for instructions prior to submitting. Legal cases may be charged a $250.00 base price to cover the cost associated with chain of custody handling.
A $20.00 shipping and handling fee is charged for all samples sent to a referral laboratory. A $50.00 emergency fee will be charged for after-hours whole animal submissions. A $100.00 disposal surcharge is assessed for all equine whole animal submissions.
The general investigation submission fee covers a routine laboratory study which may include the following tests: histopathology with special stains, bacteriology (2 aerobic cultures and 1 anaerobic), PCR (1 individual or 1 multiplex test), virology (2 FAs, 1 EM, 1 VI), cryptosporidia, and fecal flotation as required by the pathologist. Additional animals on the same submission (from the same disease outbreak) will be charged at 1/2 the price. See general investigation- food animal or general investigation- equine/companion animal for more information.
Setup and turnaround times may vary from test to test. To ensure timely service please see individual tests for the most current setup and turnaround times.