Mastitis, milk culture

Code:

mast

Lab:

B

Days test started:

M-F

TAT:

4-8 d

Available for:

Food Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

2-3 mL milk.

Shipping Information

Ship in insulated container with freezer packs.

Collection Protocol

Collect aseptically quarter or composite milk sample into a leakproof container/vial. Refrigerate or freeze immediately. For freezing of samples, avoid use of -20C self-defrosting household freezers.

Additional Information

$0.50 discount available per sample when more than 50 samples submitted. Email the lab at mastitis@uoguelph.ca at least 24 h before submitting more than 20 milk samples and for screening of large herds. Sterile vials for milk testing can be ordered from Veterinary Purchasing (519-284-1371). For somatic cell count testing enquiries, contact Dairy Analysis lab at ext 57269. For antibiotic residue testing enquiries, contact Antibiotic Residue lab at ext 57231.