Mastitis, bulk tank culture
Days test started:
Specimen Type/Volume2-3 mL bulk tank milk.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolMix 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.
All aerobic bacterial growth is identified and reported. Susceptibility testing is not performed on any bacterial isolates obtained from bulk tank milk.