Species: 
Bovine
Diagnostic Section: 
Bacteriology
Shipping Requirements: 
Ship overnight in an insulated container, with ice packs.
Test Fee: 
$22.00
Setup Days: 
Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time: 
9 days
Specimen Requirements: 

Bulk Tank Milk - 6 ml

Collection Protocol: 

Aseptically obtained specimens, preferably in a 15 ml screw-cap tube. Freeze samples if it will take longer than 24 hours to get them to the OVDL. Caution: Do not overfill tubes, especially if the samples will be frozen. 

Additional Information: 

Standard Bulk Tank Culture includes: total count, Staph. aureus, Strep. agalactiae, Strep. species (not agalactiae), coliform, misc. bacteria, Mycoplasma, pasteurized count. Call us at 541-737-3261 if you will be submitting more than 10 samples. 

  • Add Mycoplasma for $9.00
  • Add Pasteurized Plate Count $10.00