As a passionate agri-business, DRL is highly motivated to deliver a premium and cost effective diagnostic package to our clients and to give farmers the most useful information for the least cost.

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Invoice

Tests Required

Sample Collection Information

Paralisa™ Johne’s Disease:

  • $12 +gst per sample for Deer. Price dependant on volume for cattle.
  • Blood (serum or plasma tubes; min. 3ml).
  • While refrigeration is desirable it is not essential; please protect samples from extremes of heat or cold.
  • Do not freeze.

Individual Faecal PCR: $40+GST*

  • Please use screwtop plastic containers for dung samples and do not submit samples inside examination gloves or ziplock bags.
  • Use a fresh glove to collect each sample and avoid cross contamination of samples.
  • Min. 3g per sample, ideally 5-10g (1 tablespoon approx.)

Pooled Faecal PCR: $50+GST* (Pools of 10)

  • If sample pooling is requested, send individual samples as we will carry out the pooling here; that way we can easily retest individual samples from positive pools as required.
  • If a pool is positive, we will contact you concerning your preference for individual sample re-testing.
  • Please use plastic screwtop containers for dung samples and do not submit samples inside examination gloves or ziplock bags. Use a fresh glove to collect each sample and avoid any cross contamination of samples. Dung samples freshly deposited on the ground are acceptable as long they can be unambiguously linked to their originator and land on an otherwise clean surface.
Disease Research Limited retains ownership of all information and intellectual property derived from the analysis of samples submitted. The accounts receivable at Otago Innovation Ltd manages the collection of debt for Disease Research Ltd. It is Otago Innovation Ltd practice that all invoices are to be paid by the 20th of the month following (normal commercial practice). If any debt remains unpaid after 90 days, it will be referred to a collection agency. Collection costs will be incurred by the debtor.

You will receive an email with the details of this form. Please print it out and include it with the courier pack of your samples for faster processing.