Fee: 
$13.50
Service: 
Udder Health
Species: 
Bovine
Caprine
Ovine
Days Tested: 

M-F

Turnaround Time: 
2-3 business days
Specimen Requirements: 

Minimum of 6 ml milk each sample in a tube 1/4 to 3/4 full. Freeze samples immediately after collection. Samples must remain cold, preferably frozen. Refer to Best Practice: Milk Samples (link) for detailed instructions on how to collect a bulk milk sample.

Coolant: 
Frozen gel packs
Comments: 

This test is used to monitor environmental bacteria in bulk milk, which when elevated indicate a failure of hygiene or cleaning in the milking parlor.

Results reported: cfu/ml Coliform, Environmental Streps

Keywords: 
Bulk Tank Mastitis, Milk
Shipping Container: 

Sterile tube (2oz flip-top tubes preferred)

Location: 
VDL