Hatchery, environmental culture

Code:

hsfe

Lab:

B

Days test started:

M-F

TAT:

7-14 d

Available for:

Food Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

Fluff, dead-in-shell, feed, litter, feces, tissue, eggs, sponges, yolk sac.

Shipping Information

Ship in insulated container with freezer packs.

Collection Protocol

Collect into a sterile leakproof container/vial/bag. Alternatively, use fluff collection kit or swab samples and place swabs into peptone vials supplied by AHL. Refrigerate immediately. Order peptone vials and fluff collection kits by contacting OHSFP coordinator at ext 54534.

Additional Information

Testing for presence of Salmonella spp. in poultry environmental samples.