Mastitis, bulk tank culture

Code:

bulkc

Lab:

B

Days test started:

M-F

TAT:

4-8 d

Available for:

Food Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

2-3 mL bulk tank milk.

Shipping Information

Ship in insulated container with freezer packs.

Collection Protocol

Mix well and collect into a leakproof sterile container/vial. Refrigerate or freeze immediately. For freezing of samples, avoid use of -20C self-defrosting household freezers.

Additional Information

All aerobic bacterial growth is identified and reported. Susceptibility testing is not performed on any bacterial isolates obtained from bulk tank milk.