Samples that are properly collected and are stored and shipped at the appropriate temperature will yield the best results. Use our helpful resources for guidance on collection, storage and submission of your samples.
Collection and storage tips for anaerobic culture samples.
Sample collection, storage, and result interpretation guidelines for IHC and PCR testing.
Collection and submission tips for dermatophyte culture and PCR testing.
Guidance on interpretation of Escherichia coli culture results.
Collection, storage, and submission guidance for Johne’s PCR (Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis).
Helpful tips to ensure the fastest turnaround time for your samples as well as reminders of our testing policies.
Collection and storage information for milk culture samples.
Fact sheet about novel pneumonia syndrome (BALT hyperplasia) causing abortion and calf losses in North Dakota beef herds.
Sample submission recommendations for the collection of brain tissue for rabies testing.
Sample submission guidance for anthrax, plague, and tularemia testing.
Sample processing and submission information for serology tests.
General overview of sample shipment best practices with links to additional resources.
Guidance for use of tissue dye to denote surgical margins.
Sample collection, storage, and submission tips for bovne tritrichomonas testing.
Details about our UPS shipping program.
Guidance for collection and submission of samples for water quality analysis and blue-green algae testing.
NDSU Extension Service bulletin, December 2015.
NDSU Extension Service bulletin, December 2018
NDSU Extension Service bulletin, July 2015.
Written by: Michelle Mostrom, DVM, MS, PhD, DABVT, DABT (1995-2020) & Steven Ensley, BS, DVM, MS, PhD
NDSU Extension Service bulletin, March 2015.
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Antibiograms are intended for use in conjunction with traditional culture and sensitivity testing; samples must still be sent to the laboratory for testing.