E. coli - agglutination serotyping

Code:

serec

Lab:

B

Days test started:

M-F

TAT:

5-10 d

Available for:

Food Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

Ruminant and swine Escherichia coli isolate (pure culture).

Shipping Information

Ship in insulated container with freezer packs.

Collection Protocol

Agar slant, culture plate, or bacterial transport medium (swab). Refrigerate immediately.

Additional Information

Test to be ordered by bacteriology laboratory only. Routine testing of E. coli isolates from swine and ruminant fecal samples for the presence of F4 (K88) and F5 (K99) fimbriae, for certain age categories only.