Neonatal diarrhea study

Preferred Sample

Feces, intestine

Fee

$60*

Schedule

Days Tested

MON | TUE | WED | THU | FRI

Turnaround Time

2-5 days

Description

Screen includes aerobic culture with two sensitivities, transmission electron microscopy for rotavirus and coronavirus, and modified acid-fast stain for Cryptosporidium. If animal is less than two weeks of age, E. coli virulence genes by PCR are included.

Bovine only: The calf diarrhea PCR panel for rotavirus, coronavirus, and Cryptosporidium will be performed in lieu of electron microscopy and microscope evaluation of acid-fast stained smears.

*$60 for first sample, $50 for each additional sample

Species

Bovine | Ovine | Caprine