Turn-Around Times and Reports
If test results are required by a specified date (e.g. export testing) contact the laboratory to confirm test availability. Times are taken from sample arrival in the laboratory (weekday).
The turn around times listed are minimum times and are subject to laboratory operational demands.
Note: samples that are urgent in nature will be given high priority. Please call for interim reports.
|Clinical Chemistry (CBC, MBA)||1 to 2 days||Pepsinogen 7 days|
|Fish Virology||15 to 21 days||Long incubation times required for fish viruses|
|Haematology||1 to 2 days|| |
|Histopathology||2 to 5 days|
For tissues submitted fixed.
An additional day is needed for tissues submitted fresh.
(Longer for decalcification or whole brains)
|Microbiology||2 to 7 days||Reporting times vary depending on rate of organism growth and confirmation tests required.|
|Molecular Biology||1-5 days||Depending on test|
|Necropsy||Same day necropsy||If delivered before 2 pm|
|Parasitology||1 to 2 days||Larval culture – 7 to 10 days|
|Serology||1 to 5 days|
Some tests are carried out weekly or bi weekly
|Send away Tests||Test dependent||Dependent on testing program of referral laboratory|
Completed results are emailed to the submitter. Practices that do not have email facilities will receive results by post.
Urgent results can be phoned through on request.