Tests offered

  • Aerobic culture
  • Anaerobic culture  
  • Antibiotic susceptibility (each)  
  • Antibiotic susceptibility, MIC  
  • Blood culture
  • Campylobacter sp. culture
  • Clostridium perfringens culture
  • Clostridium perfringens toxin typing PCR  
  • Fungal culture
  • Gram stain
  • Environmental culture
  • Leptospira sp. PCR
  • Microbial sequencing including bacterial, viral and fungal
  • Mastitis culture Quarter/composite aerobic sample
  • Mastitis Herd survey (>8 cows, all 4 quarters per cow)
  • Mastitis Mycoplasma
  • Mastitis Mycoplasma 10 samples/pool  
  • Bulk tank milk analysis
  • Bulk tank milk analysis (quant. culture) with Mycoplasma
  • Mastitis Species ID from plates slants/isolates  
  • Mycoplasma sp. culture
  • Mycoplasma PCR (species, MG, MS, bovis, hyopneumoniae)                                      
  • Quantitative bacterial culture
  • Salmonella cultures
  • Salmonella enteriditis (SE) PCR
  • Salmonella serotyping
  • Salmonella serogrouping
  • Special stains
  • Water analysis for coliforms

Penn State no longer performs the anitibiotic residue testing

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Section Supervisor

Suresh V Kuchipudi, BVSc, MVSc, PhD, FHEA, PGCHE, Diplomate ACVM

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Meera Surendran Nair, BVSc, MS, MSCTR, PhD

  • Resident in Veterinary Microbiology
    Email: mms7306@psu.edu
    Office: 814-863-0837

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Traci Pierre, MT (ASCP)
Email tap129@psu.edu
Office 814-863-1257

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Tammy Matthews, MLT, (ASCP)
Email tlm8@psu.edu
Office 814-863-1257

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Current Fee Schedule

Test Look-up Form and User Guide

Animal Diagnostic Laboratory

Address

Wiley Lane
University Park, PA 16802
Directions

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. After-hours submission available daily.