Diagnostic Service Fees for the UNL Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic

Standard Test ($20.00)

  • Standard diagnosis involves examination with the aid of a microscope or other basic diagnostic tools.
  • Our diagnosticians will provide as accurate an identification as possible, using available resources.
  • We also will provide additional information and recommendations, as appropriate.
  • Every attempt will be made to return the completed Specimen Identification Form within five working days.

Specialized Tests

Fees for these tests are assessed in addition to the standard fee.

  • Culture for Pathogen Identification (fungal and bacterial pathogens) — $10
  • Plant Parasitic Nematode Assay (nematodes other than SCN) — $40
  • Goss's Culture (corn) — $10
  • Miscellaneous Elisa Test (Specialized fungal and bacterial tests) — $10
  • Bacterial ID- Biolog System — $20
  • Virus Screen- Protein — $10
  • Rare Species ID — $10
  • Insect Culture — $10

Each sample should include the appropriate fee (check or money order) made out to UNL P&PDC. The amount depends on the level of diagnosis desired as indicated in the above table.

January 2019