Lab

Laboratory Services

For questions, please contact the lab directly at (254) 445-3985

Blood & Serum Tests Offered

  • We offer E.L.I.S.A. tests for goats, sheep, cattle, & bison
  • Pregnancy test
  • Johnes disease (can be tested from blood or milk sample)
  • Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis / Small Ruminant Lentivirus (Goats & Sheep)
  • Bovine Viral Diarrhea (can be tested from blood or ear notches)

Milk Quality Tests Offered

  • Mastitis Culture (referred as “blood agar”)
  • Mycoplasma Screening
  • Somatic Cell Count (SCC)
  • Lab Pasteurized Count (LPC)
  • Coliform Count (COLI)
  • Health Department Series: SPC, LPC, Coli, SCC
  • Bulk Tank Analysis: SPC, LPC, COLI, SCC, Mastitis Culture, & Mycoplasma Screening
Cattle Sample Submission Form 2023 Sheep and Goat Sample Submission Form 2023
Test Name Price
Bulk Tank Analysis (BTA, includes BA, Myco, SPC, LPC, Coli, SCC) $33.00
Bulk Tank Anaylsis w/o SCC $30.00
Health Department Series (SPC, LPC, Coli) $21.00
Standard Plate Count (SPC) $7.00
Lab Pasteurized Count (LPC) $8.00
Coliform Count (Coli) $7.00
Blood Agar Screening (BA)
  From cow $5.00
  From tank $6.00
Blood Agar/Myco Screening (BA/MYCO)
  From cow $10.00
  From tank $12.00
  From composite $20.00
Mycoplasma Screening (Myco) 
  From cow $5.00
  From tank $6.00
  Myco composite $15.00
Somatic Cell Count (SCC) $4.50
Protein and Fat $5.00
Serum Protein Screening $4.00
Mycoplasma Typing (to VMTRC + freight) $28.00
Minimum Lab Fee $10.00
TESTING SUPPLIES
Cotton Swabs box of 200 $6.50
Bi-plates $5.50
Rounded Brushes $4.00
Nalgene Wire Rack $28.00
Blood Tubes $0.35
Blood collection needles $0.25
Large Wire Rack $45.00
Small Wire Rack $28.00
BLOOD TEST
BioPRYN Pregnancy Cow $4.00
BioPRYN Pregnancy Bison $4.00
BioPRYN Pregnancy Goat / Sheep $4.00
BVD  (with ear notches or blood) $4.00
CAE  / Small Ruminant Lentivirus / OPP $5.00
Johne’s Blood Test $7.00