Clostridium perfringens (types A,B,C,D,E), companion/other - genotyping

Code:

cperg

Lab:

B

Days test started:

M-F

TAT:

5-10 d

Available for:

Companion Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

Clostridium perfringens isolates (pure culture), bacterial growth following anaerobic culture (mixed culture).

Shipping Information

1) Ship in anaerobic pouch in insulated container without freezer packs. 2) Ship in insulated container without freezer packs.

Collection Protocol

1) Agar slant, culture plate. 2) Anaerobic bacterial transport medium (swab). 1+2) Store at room temperature.

Additional Information

C. perfringens culture must be performed to obtain isolates before this testing can be done. If culture is done at the AHL, an additional charge will apply.