Milk Culture, Bulk Tank

Section: Bacteriology

Fee: $35.00

Turnaround Time: 3-5 business days

Days Test Started: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Species: Bovine




Minimum Amount

Bulk tank milk

Sterile container


Collection Information

Shipping Information

If shipping different tissue types, clearly label each container with owner and animal ID (if applicable) and sample/tissue type. Ship specimens overnight with an ice pack. DO NOT SHIP OVER WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY.

Additional Information
Quantitative results are reported with interpretive criteria as they are completed.

This culture will detect aerobic bacterial pathogens associated with both contagious and environmental mastitis.

Mycoplasma culture is not included with the Milk Culture, Bulk Tank test. Mycoplasma bovis PCR is available upon request.

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