Tularemia- Francisella tularensis (PCR)

Preferred Sample

EDTA whole blood (1 ml minimum), Tissue (liver, lymph node, spleen, lung)

Fee

$55

Acceptable Samples

Pulmonary washings (1 ml minimum)

Schedule

Days Tested

MON | TUE | WED | THU | FRI

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Description

This assay targets the DNA of a portion of the 23KDa gene from the bacterium Francisella tularensis.

Species

Canine | Feline | Equine | Wildlife Exotic | Other

Shipping Requirements

Please call prior to shipping or dropping off your specimen (701) 231-7527 or (701) 231-8307. Failure to notify the laboratory prior to submitting the specimen may result in a delay in test results. See Select Agent Submission Guide for packaging and shipping information.

Additional Instructions

Samples must be received by 12:00 pm of the test day to ensure the reported turn around time. Samples should be collected during the acute stage of disease prior to treatment.