Fee: 
$2.00
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. 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: 

This test is used to screen samples for the presence of Strep agalactiae, a contagious mastitis pathogen.

Results reported: Streptococcus agalactiae / Streptococcus species / No Strep present

Keywords: 
Mastitis, culture, screening, milk, Strep agalactiae, Strep ag
Shipping Container: 

Sterile tube (2oz flip-top tubes preferred)

Location: 
VDL