E. coli, APEC (avian pathogenic) - genotyping
Days test started:
Specimen Type/VolumeAvian Escherichia coli isolates (pure culture).
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolAgar slant, culture plate, or bacterial transport medium (swab). Refrigerate immediately.
Testing for the presence of 13 avian pathogenic E. coli virulence genes. E. coli 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.