Fee: 
$6.30 (1-9 samples), $6.05 (10-19 samples), $5.80 (20+ samples)
Service: 
Udder Health
Species: 
Bovine
Caprine
Ovine
Days Tested: 

M-F

Turnaround Time: 
2-3 business days
Specimen Requirements: 

Minimum of 2 ml milk each sample in a tube 1/4 to 3/4 full. Recommend quarter milk samples only. Freeze samples immediately after collecting. Samples must remain cold, preferably frozen during shipping. See Best Practice: Milk Samples (link) for detailed instructions on sample collection.

Coolant: 
Frozen gel packs
Comments: 

This test is used to identify the pathogen causing clinical or subclinical mastitis.

Results reported: The LUH will report up to two organisms isolated from samples submitted for Full Mastitis Culture; if three or more organisms are found, the results will be reported as “Contaminated.” Organisms will be identified with the MALDI-TOF or other procedures as appropriate.

Keywords: 
Mastitis, milk, quarter, aerobic
Shipping Container: 

Sterile tube (2oz flip-top tubes preferred)

Location: 
VDL