code: B0010 -
Qualitative detection of
Treponema pallidum by PCR
Help confirm the disease causing agent
Shorten the time required to confirm a clinical
diagnosis of T. pallidum
Help ensure that animal facilities are free of
Early prevention of spread of
among a facility
Minimize human exposure to
Safety monitoring of biological products that derive
from susceptible animals
Specimen requirements: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top)
tube, or 0.2 ml serum or CSF, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed
tissue, or vaginal swab or culture.
Contact Zoologix if advice is needed to determine an appropriate specimen type for a specific diagnostic application. For specimen types not listed here, please contact Zoologix to confirm specimen acceptability and shipping instructions.
specimen types, if there will be a delay in shipping, or during
very warm weather, refrigerate specimens until shipped and ship
with a cold pack unless more stringent shipping requirements are
specified. Frozen specimens should be shipped so as to remain
frozen in transit. See shipping
instructions for more information.
2 business days
polymerase chain reaction