Hatchery, Salmonella grouping charge
Days test started:
Specimen Type/VolumeSalmonella spp. isolate (pure culture).
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolAgar slant, culture plate, or bacterial transport medium (swab). Refrigerate immediately.
Limited serogrouping of Salmonella spp. isolates is done routinely on isolates obtained from hatchery cases. For avian clinical submissions, testing for group B and D is also done routinely. For bovine respiratory submissions, testing for group D only is performed.