Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Mycoplasma bovis PCR Molecular Diagnostics $34.00 **
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
Bovine M, Tu, W, Th, F 2-4 days
Specimen Requirements:    
Conjunctival swab, deep nasal swab, lung, milk, synovial fluid, transtracheal wash, BAL 
Collection Protocol:    
Collect specimens aseptically into individual, sterile, leak proof containers and label with permanent marker. Place swabs into sterile tubes and add a few drops of saline.  Do not use bacterial transport swabs or any tubes containing agar gel or charcoal, as these are inhibitory for PCR. Freeze lung and refrigerate other specimens.
Shipping Requirements:    
Refrigerated, leak proof containers.  Overnight shipping recommended 
Additional Information:    
** Fee is $34.00 each for the first 3 tests. If 4 or more tests are submitted from the same herd at the same time all tests are $29 each.