Avian metapneumovirus type C (AMPV type C) - PCR
Days test started:
Specimen Type/VolumeLive: swabs (oropharyngeal, cloacal). Dead: trachea, lung, cecal tonsil.
Shipping InformationShip chilled in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolCollect swabs with virus transport medium (VTM); other samples: collect in a leakproof container. May pool up to 5 together. Indicate on submission form.
See AHL LabNote 36*.