Mycoplasma culture

Department of Population Health, PDRC Diagnostic Services and Teaching Laboratory, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center

Test Code: MCMC

Species: Chicken, Turkey, Quail, Avian

Preferred Specimen

Fresh tracheas (MS, MG, MM)Pipped embryos (M. Iowae)

Acceptable Specimen

Broth cultures (1 swab per broth culture tube - do not leave swab in broth media)

Collection Protocol

Fresh tracheas- Aseptically collect tracheas from freshly dead birds; Swabs- Using a dry swab with a plastic shaft, insert the dry tip into the trachea or choanal cleft and rotate the swab 3-4 times. Do not leave swabs in broth media.



In State Price


Out Of State Price

Additional 12% surcharge


In-house Protocol

Test Days and Turnaround

When needed, Samples must arrive by 11am on Friday; 3-4 weeks

Shipping Requirements

Fresh tissues can be shipped on wet ice (same day) or dry ice (overnight). Broths can be shipped in wet ice.

Ship To Address

Attn: Diagnostic Lab
Poultry and Diagnostic Research Center (PDRC)
953 College Station Rd
Athens, Georgia, 30602

Contact Information

For any questions regarding prices, sample collection, testing, shipping requirements, and permits please call (706) 542-5657 or email [email protected]. Prices are subject to change without notice.

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