Astrovirus, avian - PCR
Days test started:
Specimen Type/VolumeLive: cloacal swab. Dead: liver, kidney, jejunum, cecal tonsil.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolCollect swabs with virus transport medium (VTM). Tissue in leakproof container. May pool up to 5 together. Indicate on submission form.
See AHL LabNote 36*.