Hatchery, environmental culture
Days test started:
Specimen Type/VolumeFluff, dead-in-shell, feed, litter, feces, tissue, eggs, sponges, yolk sac.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolCollect 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.
Testing for presence of Salmonella spp. in poultry environmental samples.