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: 
1-2 business days
Specimen Requirements: 

Pure culture. If your plate is not a pure culture, please use a sharpie marker to circle the colony on the bottom of the plate to indicate which organism you are interested in. Wrap individual plates in perifilm, or tape 3-4 plates together in a stack to keep plates closed during shipping. Plates should be room temperature and shipped WITHOUT ice packs to prevent condensation on the plates. Prevent from freezing.

Coolant: 
None
Comments: 

Isolates in good condition will be identified with the MALDI-TOF or other techniques as appropriate.

Note: For clients using the MN Easy Culture System, we may be able to help with identification from high quality pictures emailed to the lab at no charge.

Keywords: 
Mastitis, milk, plate, culture, aerobic, bacteria
Shipping Container: 

Agar plate or slant

Location: 
VDL