The laboratory will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

Water- Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) ID

Preferred Sample

Water (50 ml minimum, 250 ml preferred)

Fee

$20

Schedule

Days Tested

MON | TUE | WED | THU | FRI

Turnaround Time

Same day if received by 10:30 a.m.

Description

Microscopic identification of blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria).

Shipping Requirements

Keep sample cold and ship overnight whenever possible. Water samples can be kept cold or refrigerated (NOT frozen) for 3-5 days prior to shipping.

Additional Instructions

See Water Collection Guide and Cyanobacteria (Blue-green Algae) Poisoning Bulletin for additional information.