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Test Name Method Sample Test days or Turnaround Time
More ACTH Stimulation test (0, 2hr), (measures cortisol, not ACTH) Immulite(Athens), Advia Centaur-CP (Tifton) Clear Serum harvested from a plain red top tube (2 tubes, labeled pre and post stim) - 1 ml each Performed daily. Samples must arrive by 11:00 am on Fridays
More ACTH Stimulation test (0,1 hr), (measures cortisol, not ACTH) Immulite(Athens), Advia Centaur-CP (Tifton) Clear Serum harvested from a plain red top tube (2 tubes, labeled pre and post stim) - 1 ml each Performed daily. Samples must arrive by 11:00 am on Fridays
More ACTH Stimulation test (0,1,2hr), (measures cortisol, not ACTH) Immulite(Athens), Advia Centaur-CP (Tifton) Clear Serum harvested from a red top tube, 1ml, clearly indicate time on each sample, shipped on ice Performed daily. Samples must arrive by 11:00 am on Fridays
More ACTH Stimulation test (0,30 min, 1 hr), (measures cortisol, not ACTH) Immulite(Athens), Advia Centaur-CP (Tifton) Clear Serum harvested from a plain red top tube (3 tubes, labeled pre 30 minutes, and 1 hr) - 1 ml each Performed daily. Samples must arrive by 11:00 am on Fridays
More ALT Hitachi 912, Advia 1200 0.5mL serum (non-additive tube) Daily
More AST Hitachi 912, Advia 1200 Serum (red top tube) - 1ml Daily
More Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (APTT) Stago Compact Max Citrated whole blood (<1 hour old), or decanted and frozen citrated plasma Daily
More Adult Bovine Diarrhea PCR Panel PCR Feces or GI tissue. Please submit at least 2 grams feces in a clean leak-proof container Test days: Monday and Thursday Turnaround time: Received Wed, Thurs.- run Monday Received Fri, Sat, Mon, Tues- run Thurs
More Adult Canine Diarrhea PCR Panel PCR Feces, fecal swab, GI tissue.Feces or GI tissue. Please submit at least 1 gram feces in a clean leak-proof container. If submitting fecal swab, please submit two. Test days: Monday and Thursday Turnaround time: Received Wed, Thurs.- run Monday Received Fri, Sat, Mon, Tues- run Thurs
More Adult Equine Diarrhea Panel PCR Feces or GI tissue. Please submit at least 2 grams feces in a clean leak-proof container Test days: Monday and Thursday Turnaround time: Received Wed, Thurs.- run Monday Received Fri, Sat, Mon, Tues- run Thurs
More Aerobic & Mycoplasma Milk Culture Milk Culture Milk (cows, goats and sheep only) 2-5 days
More Aerobic / Anaerobic Blood Culture Culture, paired aerobic and anaerobic cultures Blood in 2 blood culture bottles: 3 to10 ml per BacTec standard culture bottle; 0.5 to 5ml per BacTec Pediatric bottle 2-10 days
More Aerobic Culture - Blood Cuture Blood in blood culture bottles 2-10 days
More Aerobic Culture - Food Animals Aerobic Culture Tissue, Body fluids, Swabs in aerobic transport media, Feces, Exudate, Tied off GI segment. See urine culture for urine specimens 2-7 days
More Aerobic Culture - Fresh Tissue Aerobic Culture Fresh (not fixed) tissue, keep cold and moist 2-7 business days
More Aerobic Culture - Skin Aerobic Culture Skin swab, fresh tissue 2-7 business days
More Aerobic Culture and Susceptibility Aerobic culture Tissue, Body fluids, Swabs in aerobic transport media, Feces, Exudate, Tied off GI segment. See urine culture for urine specimens 2-7 days
More Aerobic Culture- Ears Aerobic Culture Ear swab, aspirates, fresh tissue 2-7 business days
More Aerobic Culture- Urine Aerobic culture Preferred sample is urine collected by cystocentesis in a sterile leakproof container and transported on ice. Also acceptable is mid stream voided urine in sterile container or urine collected on transport swab. 2-7 business days
More Albumin Hitachi 912, Advia 1200 Serum (red top tube) - 1ml Daily
More Alkaline Phosphatase Hitachi 912, Advia 1200 Serum (red top tube) - 1ml Daily
More Ammonia Hitachi 912, Advia 1200 EDTA whole blood less than 60 minutes old. EDTA tube should be completely filled and kept tightly stoppered at all times. Do not separate plasma from the whole blood. Place sample immediately on ice sufficient to keep the blood approximately 4 degrees C. The blood must be received in the Clinical Pathology lab within 60 minutes of collection. Daily
More Anaerobic Blood Culture *(single bottle) Culture Blood in blood culture bottles 2-10 days
More Anaerobic Culture - Food Animals Anaerobic Culture Tissue, Body fluids, Swabs in anaerobic transport media, Feces, Exudate. 2-7 business days
More Anaerobic Culture- Fresh tissue Anaerobic Culture Fresh (not fixed) tissue. Keep moist and cold. 2-7 business days
More Anaerobic Susceptibility Panel Etest gradient technology Viable anaerobic organism Available upon request. Turn around 3 business days
More Anaplasma / Ehrlichia PCR PCR EDTA whole blood Test days: M-F as needed Turnaround time: 2-3 business days
More Anaplasma ELISA cELISA 1ml Serum 1-3 days
More Anaplasma marginale PCR PCR EDTA whole blood 3 business days
More Aquatic Aerobic Culture Culture Swabs, fresh tissue 2-7 days