The Fish Pepsin Digestion Test allows microscopic detection of Myxobolus cerebralis myxospores, the causative agent of whirling disease. For population screening cranial cartilage and gill arches or whole heads from a minimum of 50 fish should be submitted. Samples once collected need to be shipped frozen to the Diagnostic Laboratory for analysis.
Test Code: UCERE.
|Test Days:||Monday to Friday|
|Turn Around Time (Days):||14-30 days|
Cranial cartilage and gill arches or full fish heads
Sterile, wide mouth, leak proof, screw cap, plastic container
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