Species: 
Bovine, Caprine, Ovine
Diagnostic Section: 
Bacteriology
Test Fee: 
39.00
Setup Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
7 days
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship overnight on cold packs or frozen. Sterile, sealed, leak-proof plastic bag or container.
Specimen Requirements: 

Fresh, chilled or frozen milk

Collection Protocol: 

Sample should be aseptically collected.

Additional Information: 

Culture, identification, and enumeration (CFU/ml) of select bacteria (S. aureus, coagulase negative Staph, Streptococcus sp, coliforms, and miscellaneous environmentals) found in milk to assess bacterial load of stored milk. Not for the purposes of diagnosing mastitis. This test is for milk holding tanks, not for individual animals or to diagnose mastitis This test is for milk holding tanks, not for individual animals or to diagnose mastitis