Campylobacter fetus subsp. venerealis (PCR)

Preferred Sample

Preputial or vaginal wash, culture isolate

Fee

$25*

Schedule

Days Tested

THU

Turnaround Time

1-2 business days from test day

Description

This assay targets the DNA of a portion of the ISCfe-1 gene from the bacterium C. fetus subsp. venerealis, the agent of bovine genital campylobacteriosis (vibrio).

*Each additional test is $15.

Species

Bovine | Other

Shipping Requirements

Send on cold pack/ice in sterile leak-proof container within 24 hours. To ensure inclusion in the test run, samples should arrive the day prior to test day.

Additional Instructions

Culture to confirm PCR positive results is recommended. For other Campylobacter species see Campylobacter species (PCR). Plastic tubes are preferred. If blood tubes are used, must be red top without serum separator gel or anticoagulant.