Serpentovirus (Reptile nidovirus) - RT-qPCR

Code:

serppcr

Lab:

M

Days test started:

M-F

TAT:

2-5 d

Available for:

Companion Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

Swab or tissue.

Shipping Information

Ship in insulated container with freezer packs.

Collection Protocol

Collect swabs with virus transport medium (VTM). Tissue in leakproof container.

Additional Information

Lung and distal trachea collected at the time of postmortem is the preferred sample for testing deceased snakes, while deep tracheal swabs or trans-tracheal lung lavage samples are preferred for testing clinical cases. Please use VTM swabs.