E. coli, VTEC, food animal - PCR
Days test started:
Specimen Type/VolumeEscherichia coli isolates (pure culture), bacterial growth from selective plates (mixed culture).
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolAgar slant, culture plate, or bacterial transport medium (swab). Refrigerate immediately.
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. When considering making autogenous bacterin, email the lab at firstname.lastname@example.org in advance of requesting this testing to make sure that this test will be done on individual colonies.