Fee: 
$5.50 (see comments)
Service: 
Udder Health
Species: 
Bovine
Caprine
Ovine
Days Tested: 

M-F

Turnaround Time: 
7-8 business days
Specimen Requirements: 

Minimum of 2 ml milk each sample in a tube 1/4 to 3/4 full. Bulk milk, quarter or composite cow samples accepted. 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: 

Freeze samples immediately after collecting. Samples must remain cold, preferably frozen during shipping.
If requested, the lab will pool individual samples (approximately 10 per pool) for Mycoplasma screening. A pooling fee of $2.00 will be applied to each pool. When samples are pooled, the original samples will be kept refrigerated until the pooled result is available. Individual samples from a positive pool are automatically tested and charged the individual fee of $5.50 per sample in the pool.

Keywords: 
Mastitis, culture, screening, milk, Mycoplasma
Shipping Container: 

Sterile tube (2oz flip-top tubes preferred)

Location: 
VDL