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University of Maine Animal Health Lab


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Diagnostic Services & Fees

Diagnostic Services and Fees
Service/Test Approximate Time Required (Working Days) Fee
Necropsy: Immediate – 5 $20.00 – 150.00**
Commercial poultry (up to 6 adult or 8 immature birds) (necropsy only) 1-2 $50.00
Small flock poultry (up to 3 birds) 1-2 $25.00
Pet birds 1-2 $20.00
Finfish 1-2 $5.00
Shellfish/bivalve $5.00
Microbiology:
Aerobic cultures 2-5 $18.50
Anaerobic culture 2-8 $20.00
Aerobic & Anaerobic culture $38.50
Mastitis (individual milk samples) 2-5 $6.50 + $4.00 ea additional animal
Bulk milk sample (routine bacteriology, mycoplasma included) 2-5 $16.00
Mycoplasma 7 $7.00/plate
Antibiotic susceptibility test (Kirby/Bauer) $10.00
Fungus culture 10-15 $16.50
Salmonella culture (fecal & environmental sample) 10 $25.00
Salmonella check for Pullorum, S. enteritidis reactors per bird $40.00
Equine:
Equine Endometrial Biopsy $20.00
Equine Uterine
Culture and Cytology
$25.00
Foal Antibody (IgG) test $22.50
Chlamydia check:
- Stain 1 $10.00
- ELISA 1 $40.00-114.00 by prior arrangement
Virus isolation on special request 7-28 by prior arrangement
Virus isolation on finfish (per 60) $325.00 per 60
Salmonella serotyping $24.00 per culture
Salmonella phagetyping $10.00
Histopathology:
Slide preparation per slide 3-10 $10.00
Slide interpretation (finfish, poultry, birds) per case 3-8 $30.00
Slide interpretation (mammalian) by outside board-certified pathologist 14 1-5 tissues – $63.25
6 – $69.55
7 – $75.85
8 – $79.15
Parasitology:
Fecal Exam 1-5 $12.50
Parasite ID 1-5 $15.00
Serology:
Basic avian serology panel (S. pullorum/SE, Mycoplasma gallisepticum, M. synoviae, Avian Influenza) per serum sample 2-3 $1.50
Other serological tests of poultry may be available by prior arrangement
Johne’s Disease & other serological tests by prior arrangement
Feed Analysis:
Crude Protein, Dry Matter, Fiber, Calcium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Manganese, Potassium, Zinc, Estimated Net Energy 8-14 $30.00
** Disposal fees of 0.65 cents per pound will be charged.

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Contact Information

University of Maine Animal Health Lab
5735 Hitchner Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207.581.2788 or 1.800.287.7170 (toll free in Maine)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System