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Test and Fees

TEST NAMESPECIESSPECIMENSTEST COMMENTS 
Calcium, total ( CP2085 )AllSerum More Info
Campylobacter CultureAllAllThis is automatically performed on ruminant abortion appropriate samples. Requests for this test on other tissues must be indicated on the submission form.More Info
Canine Brucella Tube-ME AgglutinationCanineSerum. Serum samples need to be at least 1 mL. More Info
Canine Brucellosis PCRCanineWhole blood (citrate) (2ml) preferred, Vaginal swab (dry) accepted>10 samples, $25.50 each.More Info
Canine Distemper Virus RT-PCRCanineTissue samples ¿ Lung, Lymph node, Tonsil, may be pooled
Swabs- Nasal or pharyngeal swabs in viral transport media (no gel swabs), feces
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Canine Distemper Virus SNCanineSerum (.5ml), CSFSample must be received at least one day prior to testing day. No STAT testing available.More Info
Canine Ehrlichiosis PCRCanineWhole blood (EDTA) (1ml)Canine Ehrlichiosis PCR detects the Ehrlichia species,E. chaffeensis, E. canis, and E. ewingii in canine blood. Unclotted blood is sample of choice for this test. Immediately after collection, the blood samples must be refrigerated and shipped to the laboratory overnight, in ice/cold packs.More Info
Canine Ehrlichiosis Screen (Export)CanineSerumSample must be received at least one day prior to testing day.More Info
Canine Respiratory PanelCaninelung, lymph node, tonsil, nasopharyngeal swabFor optimal results both a viral swab in transport media and a bacterial swab should be submitted for this test.More Info
Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis Virus (CAE) & Ovine Progressive Pneumonia (OPP)- cELISACaprine,OvineSerum,PlasmaSample should arrive at laboratory 1-2 hours prior to test start time for processing.More Info
CBC without differential ( CP14 )   More Info
CBC, avian ( CP12 )Avian ReptileWhole blood (heparin) and Fresh smear (slide) More Info
CBC, large animal ( CP11 )Mammals, large animal Mammals, small animalWhole blood (EDTA) and Fresh Smear (slide) More Info
CBC, small animal ( CP10 )Mammals, small animalBlood, EDTA More Info
CD3AllFixed Tissue, Tissue Block, Unstained SlideFixed tissue submitted for IHC testing will incur an additional histopathology charge.More Info
CD79aAllFixed Tissue, Tissue Block, Unstained SlideFixed tissue submitted for IHC testing will incur an additional histopathology charge.More Info
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis ( CP40 )AllCebrebrospinal fluidProtein concentration:Place 0.2 mL of CSF in a plastic transfer tube.(Do not use the red-top vacutainer tubes that are coated with silica chips.)For TNCC and microscopic examination:Collect patient's blood in a red-top (plain) vacutainer.Allow sample to clot at least 30 minutes.Centrifuge tube for at least 5 minutes.Transfer non-hemolyzed serum to a plain, plastic tube.Place 0.250 (250uL) of CSF in a 1 mL or 2 mL EDTA tube.Add 0.030 mL (20uL; about 2 large drops) of the patient's non-hemolyzed serum to the CSF sample.Ship both tubes on cold packs overnight.More Info
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)UngulatesObex, Retropharyngeal Lymph NodeFixed tissue submitted for IHC testing will incur an additional histopathology charge.More Info
Combination Fecal Float: Qualitative and QuantitativeAllFresh FecesNeed at least 10 grams of fresh feces.Wisconsin technique is sensitive to 10 eggs per gram.The combinations of these 2 techniques will not only give you the eggs per gram but also help diagnose parasites that have low egg production (i.e. Nematodirus sp., Eimeria macusaniensis, Trichuris sp.)Fresh Feces1. Fresh fecal samples are less than 48 hours old.2. Samples should be placed in individual sealed containers labeled with the animal number/name and the date collected.3. Acceptable containers include plastic containers with lids, WhirlPaks, and ziplock bags.Please do not send feces in rubber gloves or OB sleeves.4. Refrigerate samples as soon as possible after collection, but do not freeze.5. Submit samples as soon as possible in a Styrofoam container with frozen gel packs via any of the 24 to 48 hour transport services.6. See individual test for sample size.Most tests require 5 grams of feces for accurate results. 
Creatine kinase ( CP2137 )AllPlasma (heparin-green top), Serum, Cerebrospinal Fluid More Info
Creatinine ( CP2142 )AllPlasma (heparin-green top), Serum More Info
Cytologic exam ( CP401 )AllSlideDo not expose to formalinMore Info