The tests listed below are examples of tests offered, DairyExperts strives to provide top quality services and is willing to adapt to our clients’ needs.

Individual Cow Testing

(Results available in 24 with culture or same day when using PCR)


  • Mycoplasma spp. (Mycoplasma bovis; Mycoplasma bovigenitalium; Mycoplasma californicum; Mycoplasma alkalescens; Mycoplasma canadense; and, other Mycoplasmas)
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Streptococcus agalactiae
  • Streptococcus uberis and Prototheca spp. (traditionally considered environmental; but, they can act as contagious – Our DNA-based technologies allow to differentiate).


  • Streptococcus (Gram-positive cocci): Aerococcus spp.; Aerococcus viridans; Enterococcus spp.; Enterococcus casseliflavus; Enterococcus faecalis; Enterococcus hirae; Enterococcus saccarolyticus; Lactococcus gravieae; Lactococcus lactis; Micrococcus spp.; Streptococcus spp.; Streptococcus bovis; Streptococcus dysgalactiae; Streptococcus equi; Streptococcus uberis; and, Streptococcus vestibularis)
  • Staphylococci (Gram-positive, Coagulase-negative cocci): Staphylococcus spp.; Staphylococcus chromogenes; Staphylococcus saprophyticus; Staphylococcus simulans; and, Staphylococcus xylosus.
  • Other Gram-Positive: Trueperella pyogenes; Bacillus spp.; Corynebacterium spp.; and, Listeria monocytogenes
  • Gram negative: Acinetobacter spp.; Acinetobacter baumannii; Aeromonas spp.; Citrobacter spp.; Enterobacter spp; Enterobacter amnigenus; Escherichia coli; Flavimonas spp.; Hafnia sp.; Klebsiella spp.; Klebsiella oxytoca; Klebsiella pneumonia; Pantoea spp.; Plesimonas shigelloides; Proteus spp.; Pseudomonas spp.; Pseudomonas fulva; Salmonella spp; Serratia spp.; Serratia marcescens; Stenotrophomonas spp.; and, Yersinia spp.
  • Others: Yeast, Nocardia sp., etc.

Bulk Tank / Pen Testing

  • Mastitis pathogens identification and count (see list of bacteria identified at the individual cow testing section)
  • Mycoplasma testing (culture or PCR)
  • Total Bacterial Count (TBC)
  • Standard plate count (SPC)
  • Coliform count (CC)
  • Laboratory pasteurized count (LPC)
  • Preliminary incubation count (PIC)
  • Somatic cell count (SCC)

Other liquids culture (water, teat dip, etc)

Bedding culture

Towel culture

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