Bovine

Services & Fees

Effective January 15, 2018

Note: A $10 accession fee will be applied to all submissions. A centrifugation charge of $1.25 per tube may be applied, if necessary. All fees are in US $.

Note on days tested and turnaround times: Samples must be received at least one business day before the scheduled testing day. New client accounts can take up to 2-3 business days to establish before testing can begin. Samples may not always be tested on the first scheduled day after they arrive; however, it is our goal to complete testing within the posted turnaround time. If rush testing is desired, please contact us.

Click the name of the test or procedure for detailed information.

Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
3.75
Days Tested:
Th
Turnaround Time:
2-6 business days
Comments:

This is the required test for Canadian export. Please contact the lab if results are needed earlier.

Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
ref. lab fee
Days Tested:
Turnaround Time:
Comments:

Sent reference lab.

Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.00
Days Tested:
M,Th
Turnaround Time:
2-4 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
5.50
Days Tested:
T
Turnaround Time:
2-7 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
8.00
Days Tested:
once weekly
Turnaround Time:
2-7 business days
Comments:

Test run when sufficient number of samples are available.

Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.00
Days Tested:
M,Th
Turnaround Time:
2-4 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
6.50
Days Tested:
W
Turnaround Time:
2-8 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.50
Days Tested:
once weekly
Turnaround Time:
2-7 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.75
Days Tested:
T,F
Turnaround Time:
10-16 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.00
Days Tested:
T, F
Turnaround Time:
7-14 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.00
Days Tested:
T, F
Turnaround Time:
7-14 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
2.50 each
Days Tested:
M-F except STT, which is M-W
Turnaround Time:
2-5 business days (2-7 business days for RAP, 4-8 business days for STT)
Comments:

The recommended screening test is BAPA and/or RAP.

Blood or serum samples submitted from animals in Minnesota for brucellosis testing for regulatory purposes must include the animal’s official identification on the submission form for each sample submitted.  This includes samples from cattle, bison, cervids, and goats.  Regulatory reasons for testing include but are not limited to herd certification, interstate or international movement.   Submissions that do not include the animal’s official identification will be reported to the Board and are not considered official tests for regulatory purposes.

Official Brucellosis Test Record

Supplemental Form

Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum (CF) or 2 ml milk (RT)

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
ref. lab fee
Days Tested:
Turnaround Time:
Comments:

Sent to reference lab.

Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.75
Days Tested:
M-F
Turnaround Time:
2-6 business days
Comments:

Blood or serum samples submitted from animals in Minnesota for brucellosis testing for regulatory purposes must include the animal’s official identification on the submission form for each sample submitted.  This includes samples from cattle, bison, cervids, and goats.  Regulatory reasons for testing include but are not limited to herd certification, interstate or international movement.   Submissions that do not include the animal’s official identification will be reported to the Board and are not considered official tests for regulatory purposes.

Official Brucellosis Test Record

Supplemental Form

Specimen Requirements:

2 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
ref. lab fee
Days Tested:
Turnaround Time:
Comments:

Sent to reference lab.

Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.00
Days Tested:
M,Th
Turnaround Time:
2-4 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml thoracic fluid

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.00
Days Tested:
M,W
Turnaround Time:
2-5 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.75
Days Tested:
T,F
Turnaround Time:
7-14 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
12.00
Days Tested:
T,F
Turnaround Time:
3-7 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
ref. lab fee
Days Tested:
Turnaround Time:
Comments:

Sent to reference lab.

Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
7.00
Days Tested:
W,F
Turnaround Time:
2-5 business days
Comments:

The result is reported with a disclaimer, since the test kit is not validated for small ruminants.

Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
10.75
Days Tested:
W
Turnaround Time:
2-8 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
5.25
Days Tested:
M-F
Turnaround Time:
1-7 business days
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
8.00 each strain
Days Tested:
T,F
Turnaround Time:
3-8 business days
Comments: