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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