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COMPREHENSIVE /PATH

0800 Comprehensive Chlamydia Screen
Complete Avian, Bile Acid, Electrophoresis,
Chlamydia IFA and Chlamydia DNA Probe.
Submit:
2 half-filled Hct. tubes of heparinized whole blood, 250ul of serum/plasma & 2 air-dried coverslip smears

0080 NEW BIRD I

Complete Avian plus Creatinine, Ionized Calcium Mod.
Aer. C&S-2 separate sources plus combo Gram stain, fungal Culture and fecal trichrome.
(Ionized Calcium Mod. Includes Ca++, Na, K, Adj Ca++, & pH – serum permitting)
Submit: 2 half-filled Hct. tubes of heparinized whole blood, 200ul of serum/plasma (250UL for Ca++), 2 air-dried coverslip smears, 2 swabs (Choanal & Cloacal recommended), Bacterial Smear (2 sources at separate ends of slide, 1-4 Fecal samples in PVA bullets

0026 FEATHER PICKING PROFILE I ( W / BIOPSY)

Complete Avian
Combo C&S w / combo Gram stain
Fecal Trichrome
Skin / Feather Biopsy
Submit: 2 half-filled Hct. tubes of whole blood, 100ul of serum/plasma & 2 air-dried coverslip smears, 2 swabs (Choanal & Cloacal Sources recommended), Bacterial Smear (2 sources at separate ends of slide), 1-4 Fecal samples in PVA bullets, 1-2 feather follicle/shafts in formalin jar

0032 URI / SNEEZING BIRD PROFILE

Complete Avian
Mycoplasma DNA
Combo C&S plus combo Gram stain
Fungal culture (Choanal Source)
With Your choice of a Chlamydia:
[ ] Chlamydia IFA [ ] DNA/PCR Probe
Submit: 2 half-filled Hct. tubes of whole blood, 200ul of serum/plasma & 2 air-dried coverslip smears, 2 swabs (Choanal & Cloacal Sources recommended), Bacterial Smear (2 sources at separate ends of slide), 1 culture swab (non gel type) for Mycoplasma DNA
0801 Comprehensive Viral Screen
Complete Avian, Bile Acid, Electrophoresis, Chlamydia  IFA, Chlamydia DNA Probe, Polyoma DNA & PBFD DNA Probe.
Submit:  3 Hct. tubes of heparinized whole blood, 250ul of serum/plasma & 2 air-dried coverslip smears, 2 swabs (Choanal & Cloacal Sources

0081 NEW BIRD II
Includes all components of New Bird I with your choice of a Chlamydia:
[ ] IFA  Antibody     [ ]  DNA/PCR  Probe
(Ionized Calcium Mod. Includes Ca++, Na, K, Adj. Ca++ &  pH – serum permitting)
Submit:  2 half-filled Hct. tubes of whole blood, 200ul of serum/plasma  & 2 air-dried coverslip smears, 2 swabs (Choanal & Cloacal recommended), Bacterial Smear (2 sources at separate ends of slide), 1- 4 fecal samples in PVA bullets

0033 FEATHER PICKING PROFILE II ( W / DNA )

Complete  Avian         Combo C&S w  /combo Gram stain
Fecal Trichrome          PBFD Probe
Submit: 3 Hct. tubes of whole blood, 100ul of serum/plasma & 2 coverslip smears, 2 swabs (Choanal & Cloacal  recommended), Bact. Smear (2 sources at separate ends of slide), 1-4 Fecal samples in PVA bullets

0063 POLYURIA PROFILE

Complete  Avian             Combo C&S w/ fungal culture
Sodium & Potassium        Urinalysis
Submit:
  2 half-filled Hct. tubes of whole blood, 200ul  serum/plasma & 2 air-dried coverslip smears, 2 swabs (Choanal & Cloacal  recommended), 1 plain bullet or tube of urine

990 LIPOPROTEIN PANEL
(Chol, Trig, HDL, LDL, VLDL)
Submit: 100ul of Serum or Plasma

991 MICROPROTEIN/CREATNINE RATIO

Submit: 1.5ml of Urine with a small ice pack <6 oz.

THYROID TESTING

TEST NAME/DESCRIPTION SAMPLE REQUIREMENTS TURN AROUND SPECIAL NOTES
0341  T-4 SINGLE
Resting T-4
Please submit 50ul serum/plasma 5 – 7 working days If any delay is anticipated in shipment, we recommend freezing sample before sending
0022  COMPLETE AVIAN WITH T-4
Includes a Complete Avian with T-4
Please submit 50ul serum/plasma plus Complete Avian requirements Profile: 24 hrs
T-4: 5 – 7 working days
0023  COMPLETE REPTILE WITH T-4
Includes a Complete Reptile with T-4
Please submit 75ul serum/plasma plus Complete Avian requirements Profile: 24 hrs
T-4: 5 – 7 working days
0024  SMALL MAMMALIAN WITH T-4
Includes a Small Mammal Panel with T-4
Please submit 75ul serum/plasma plus Small Mammal requirements Profile: 24 hrs
T-4: 5 – 7 working days

LIVER FUNCTION

TEST NAME/DESCRIPTION SAMPLE REQUIREMENTS TURN AROUND SPECIAL NOTES
0066  BILE ACID  50ul of serum/plasma 24 hrs
0204 CBC WITH BILE ACID
Complete Blood Count & Bile Acid Test
2 coverslip smears
2 heparinized hct. tubes of whole blood
50ul serum/plasma
24 hrs
0071  COMPLETE AVIAN & BILE ACID Please submit 50ul serum/plasma plus Complete Avian requirements 24 hrs
0072  COMPLETE REPTILE & BILE ACID
Please submit 50ul serum/plasma plus Complete Reptile requirements 24 hrs
0073  SMALL MAMMAL & BILE ACID
Please submit 50ul serum/plasma plus Small Mammal requirements 24 hrs

TOXICOLOGY

TEST NAME/DESCRIPTION SAMPLE REQUIREMENTS TURN AROUND SPECIAL NOTES
0345  TOTAL IRON
Includes serum iron, UIBC, and TIBC.
200ul of serum only
Plasma samples are not suitable.
 24 -72 hrs
0031  COMPLETE AVIAN & IRON ASSAY               
Please submit 75ul serum/plasma for profile; 200 ul of serum only for iron test. Plasma samples are not suitable for iron testing. 24 hrs
0028  BLOOD LEAD Submit 2 hematocrit tubes ofheparinized whole blood or 1 LTT (EDTA) or 1 GTT (mixed well). 24 – 48 hrs
0027  ADDED BLOOD LEAD
Requested when adding to other blood analysis tests.
Submit 2 hematocrit tubes of heparinized whole blood or 1 LTT (or GTT), mixed well 24 – 48 hrs

0029  BLOOD ZINC LEVEL

For Zinc, serum is recommended
75 ul of serum/plasma** 24 – 48 hrs  **IMPORTANT FOR ZINC: Heparinized plasma is permitted. No EDTA. Avoid vacutainer’ type tubes with rubber stoppers. If submitted in capillary tubes, the sample must not touch the clay (contains zinc components).  The best brand of clay to use is white Critoseal.
DO NOT USE SARSTED BRAND TUBES OF ANY KIND!

0039  BLOOD LEAD & ZINC LEVEL
75 ul of serum/plasma**  & 3-5 hematocrit tubes of heparinized whole blood OR  1 GTT (mixed well) 24 – 48 hrs
0030  BLOOD COPPER LEVEL                                    
100ul of serum/plasma or at least 200ul of EDTA or heparinized whole blood
24 – 48 hrs
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