|Test Description||Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) that looks for the
presence of H5 avian influenza antigen.
|Species||Avian (domestic and wild)|
**Poultry testing is conducted on a per flock basis; the lab may pool up to 5 swab samples. Wild bird and hobby poultry testing is done per bird; no pooling of samples is done.
|Special Submission Instructions||
|Turnaround time||1-2 business days|