Conjunctival swab, deep nasal swab, lung, synovial fluid, transtracheal wash, BAL, milk, etc.
Collect specimens aseptically into individual, sterile, leak proof containers and label with permanent marker. Place swabs into dry, sterile tubes (no anticoagulants or gel); a few drops of saline may be added, if available. Keep specimens refrigerated and ship within 24 hours
*Fee is $36.75 each for the first 3 tests, if 4 or more tests are submitted from the same herd at the same time all tests are $33.00 each.
This test is not suitable for detection of hemotropic mycoplasmas, formerly Eperythrozoon spp.