Babesia - PCR
Days test started:
Specimen Type/Volume2 mL EDTA whole blood. If available please send serum for hold.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolCollect blood into a plastic purple-top tube.
This test is sent to an external laboratory. Tests for Babesia spp. including: B. canis canis, B. canis rossi, and B. canis vogeli genotypes; B. gibsoni Asian genotypes; B. coco; B. conradae; B. microti-like; and B. odecoilei. Shipping (test code: xtrnu) and handling (test code: xhand) fees are also applicable on each submission. External test price is subject to change.