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Animal Health Lab


Culture​ and isolation of salmonella using FDA standards. NPIP approved and FDA approved method. Also for any salmonella positive or reactor confirmation.




Drag swab, boot swab, fluff, or cloacal swab

Turna​round Time

7-10 business days 

S​pecimen Requirements and Colle​ction Protocol

Gauze pad with non-fat milk environmental sample, fluff collection into sterile pouch or cloacal swab to be received within 48 hours of collection.

Shippi​ng Requirements

On ice - do not freeze - recommend ship overnight

Submission Fo​rm

Commercial poultry submission form​​

Commercial poultry continuation​ form​​

Additional Information

Lab will contact submitter with all positive results and available follow up testing. Isolates sent to National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NSVL) for serotyping and identification. Isolate identification may increase turnaround time up to 4 to 6 weeks after isolation.

If FDA isolate is confirmed—S. enteritidis egg testing is available through the lab using a rapid FDA approved PCR at $45.00 per pool. Turnaround time is 5-7 business days.            



Animal Health
26755 SW 95th Ave
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Phone: 503-986-4686

​Sick bird questions?

Avian Health Program
Alt Phone: 1-800-347-7028