wildlife and zoo assay data sheet
B0060 - Qualitative ultrasensitive detection of
pneumoniae bacteria by real time polymerase chain reaction.
This assay detects and
differentiates a genomic target and two
have shown that while magA presents exclusively in the K1
capsular serotype, rmpA can be detected in either K1 or K2
capsular serotypes and also in approximately two-thirds of
non-K1/K2 capsular serotypes.
Help confirm the disease causing agent
Shorten the time required to confirm a clinical
diagnosis of Klebsiella
Help ensure animal groups and populations are free of
Differentiate virulent from non-virulent
Identify magA and rmpA virulence factors in
Early prevention of spread of these bacteria among a
Minimize human exposure to these bacteria
Safety monitoring of biological products and vaccines
that derive from susceptible animals
- rectal swab, 0.2 ml feces, or oral swab.
- 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top)
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
real time PCR