Microbiology

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Fee Schedule – Each accession received will be charged a $5.00 accessioning fee, in addition to the requested testing. Please Note Accession fee is not assessed on Regulatory only submissions; however, mixed submissions would still receive an Accession Fee. Please contact the laboratory if you have any questions. Fees are subject to change without notice.

Microbiology
Test Name Specimen Required Test Days Turn Around Time (Business Days) Fee Comments
Antibiotic Sensitivity Bacterial Culture M-F 1-2 after primary culture obtained $18.00
Bacterial Culture and Identification Fresh tissue or swabs in media M-F 3-10 $37.00
Bacterial Culture and Omnilog Identification Fresh tissue or swabs in media M-F 3-10 $65.00
Borrelia burgdorferi Culture (Lyme Disease Agent) Joint Fluid, CSF, Urine, Tissue By arrangement up to 30 $50.00 Contact Laboratory
Fungal Culture Fresh tissue or swabs in transport media M-F 3-30 $37.00 Called negative after 30 days incubation without growth
Mycoplasma Culture Fresh tissue or swabs M-F 3-30 $37.00 Positive reported as early as day 3; reported as negative after 30 days
Salmonella Culture Fresh Tissues, Swab, Feces M-F 3-10 $30.00
Salmonella Pullorum Culture Necropsy Tissues, Feces M-F 9-14 $37.00 Necropsy fee applies
Salmonella NPIP Poultry Program Environmental Swabs M-F 5-7 $25.00
Johne’s Fecal Culture Feces (ruminant) M-F up to 50 Available as a referral test
Listeria Culture Fresh tissue, Milk M-F 3-5 $37.00
Lyme Disease (Borrelia burgdorferi) Joint Fluid, CSF, Urine, Tissue By arrangement up to 30 $50.00 Contact Laboratory
Escherichia coli 0157:H7 Milk M-F 3-5 $30.00