Fee: 
4.00
Days Tested: 
M-F
Turnaround Time: 
2-3 business days
Specimen Requirements: 

2 ml milk

Shipping Container: 

sterile tube

Coolant: 
frozen gel packs
Comments: 

See Submission Guidelines for detailed sample collection, handling and shipping information.  Freeze samples immediately after collecting.  Samples must remain cold, preferable frozen during shipping.

Description: 

This test is used to identify Staphylococcus and Streptococcus species in milk.  Results reported are:  No Staph or Strep Growth, Non-ag Strep, Strep agalactiae, Staph species, and Staph aurues.  (Primarily used to diagnose Staph aureus and Strep agalactiae).