Bacterial culture, honey bee, American foulbrood (Paenibacillus larvae)
Days test started:
Specimen Type/Volume1) Brood comb, honey, pollen, wax debris, dead bees, 2) Live bees.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolCollect a piece of brood comb 10 x 10 cm, minimum 40 mL of honey, minimum 50 bees and scrapings of wax debris into a sterile leakproof container/vial/bag. 1) Refrigerate. 2) Freeze or submerge in 70% ethanol.
For isolation of Paenibacillus larvae (American foulbrood). Susceptibility is not included but it is available. Please email the lab at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.