Clostridium perfringens (types A,B,C,D,E), food animal - genotyping





Days test started:



5-10 d

Available for:

Food 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. When considering making autogenous bacterin, email the lab at in advance of requesting this testing to make sure that this test will be done on individual colonies.