wildlife and zoo assay data sheet
Nose Syndrome (Pseudogymnoascus destructans -
formerly Geomyces destructans) in bats
Ultrasensitive qualitative detection of White Nose Syndrome
by real time PCR.
Confirm the disease causing agent
Shorten the time required to confirm identification of
White Nose Syndrome
Help ensure that bats, hibernacula, facilities and
are free of this fungus
Early prevention of spread of White Nose Syndrome in
a geographic area
Monitor the spread of this fungus
Skin or fur swab, skin scraping, or environmental surface
swab, or 3mm diameter
fresh, frozen or preserved wing tissue.
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
Qualitative real time PCR