Mycoplasma culture

Preferred Sample

Fluid, tissue

Fee

$12

Acceptable Samples

Swabs

Schedule

Days Tested

MON | TUE | WED | THU | FRI

Turnaround Time

3-6 days

Description

Isolation and identification of Mycoplasma species from diagnostic samples. Antimicrobial susceptibility testing cannot be performed on Mycoplasma sp. isolates.

Mycoplasma culture is routinely performed on bovine respiratory samples but is only performed by request on canine and feline respiratory samples.

Species

Bovine | Canine | Feline | Ovine | Caprine | Wildlife Exotic | Other

Shipping Requirements

Send samples on ice pack in a leak proof container. Overnight or 2 day shipping for samples is recommended.

Additional Instructions

Check out our Microbiology page for helpful collection and interpretation information.