General Investigation- food animal
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), crytptosporidia, and fecal flotation. Additional animals on the same submission (from a common disease outbreak) will be charged at 1/2 the price.
A necropsy/disposal fee will be added to cases involving whole animals. No ashes will be returned. A $50.00 emergency fee will be charged for after-hours whole animal submissions.
Additional fees will apply for antibiotic sensitivities, immunohistochemistry, clinical pathology, toxicology, serology, referral laboratory charges, and additional PCR, virology, bacteriology, and parasitology tests.
|Gross necropsy only (no other testing)||$85.00|
|Spinal cord removal||$75.00|
|Emergency Fee (after-hours submissions)||$50.00|
*For bovine fetus necropsy submission guidelines, see Novel Pneumonia Syndrome Fact Sheet.
|Samples Accepted:||Whole animals, tissue and fluid samples|
|Species:||Bovine, Ovine, Caprine, Porcine|
|Days Tested:||MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI|
|Turn Around Time:||3-7 days|