Milk (5-20 ml)
MON | TUE | WED | THU | FRI
Isolation and identification of bacteria present in milk to determine the causitive agent of mastitis. Routine milk culture does not include Mycoplasma sp. If Mycoplasma is suspected please also request Mycoplasma culture.
Bovine | Canine | Feline | Equine | Ovine | Caprine | Porcine | Wildlife Exotic | Other
The best results come from samples that are appropriately collected in a leak-proof (screw cap) container and are either frozen immediately or transported on ice pack to the laboratory within 24 hours.
Collection method: Clean teats from front to back, collect milk specimen from back to front. Aseptically squirt 5-20 ml of milk into sterile container. For bulk tank samples see milk culture – bulk tank. An additional fee is charged for antimicrobial susceptibility testing.