Escherichia coli (pilli, toxin typing) (PCR)

Preferred Sample

Culture

Fee

$35

Schedule

Days Tested

MON – June thru December

MON | THU – January thru May

Turnaround Time

1-2 business days from test day

Description

This assay targets the DNA of multiple virulence factors including Shiga-like toxin I (Stx1), Shiga-like toxin II (Stx2), eaeA gene protein product Intimin, F41 pilus, K99 (F5) pilus, and Heat stable toxin a (Sta) that can be found in the bacterium Escherichia coli.

Species

Bovine | Caprine | Wildlife Exotic | Other

Additional Instructions

To ensure inclusion in the test run, samples should arrive the day prior to test day. There is no charge for this assay if it is part of a scours case.