Sample types vary. See link to collection guidance, below.
1-3 business days from test day
This is a NAHLN approved assay which screens for the matrix gene, allowing for subsequent follow-up testing for the virulent fusion gene. Approval to conduct surveillance testing is based upon satisfactory completion of the yearly proficiency test.
Avian | Wildlife Exotic
To ensure inclusion in the test run, samples should arrive the day prior to test day.
Surveillance sample turn around time is 2 days from the day of submission.
Sample types vary. Refer to Avian Sample Collection for Influenza A and Newcastle Disease for complete sampling information.