Bovine Mastitis PCR Panel

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Bovine Mastitis PCR Panel
Molecular Diagnostics
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
M, Tu, W, Th, F
1-4 days
Specimen Requirements:

Fresh or frozen milk, bronopol preserved milk, recording samples, or bulk tank samples - 5-10 ml
Collection Protocol:

Aseptically obtain specimen, caution - do not overfill tubes, especially if freezing.
Shipping Requirements:

Refrigerated, leak proof container; preferably 15 ml screw-cap tube(s). Overnight shipping recommended.
Additional Information:

* The fee is $28.00 each for the first two samples, then $21.00 for each additional sample.  The Bovine Mastitis Complete PCR Panel includes detection of:  Staphylococcus sp. (including S. aureus and all relevant coagulase-negative staphylococci), Enterococcus sp. (including E. faecalis and E. faecium), Corynebacterium bovis, Escherichia coli, Streptococcus dysgalactiae, Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus uberis, Klebsiella sp. (including K. oxytoca and K. pneumoniae), Serratia marcescens, Mycoplasma bovis, Arcanobacterium pyogenes and/or Peptoniphilus indolicus, and the Staphylococcal β-lactamase gene (indicative of penicillin resistance in Staphylococcal organisms).