Clostridia, food animal - FA
Days test started:
Specimen Type/VolumeAffected tissue.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container: 1) with freezer packs; 2) without freezer packs.
Collection Protocol1) 5 x 5 x 5 cm piece of affected muscle - refrigerate immediately. 2) Swab from affected tissue - do not refrigerate.
Fluorescent antibody detection of Clostridium chauvoei, C. novyi, C. septicum, and C. sordellii. Clostridium haemolyticum is not detected, instead anaerobic culture (ancuf) is recommended.