Packaging and shipping diagnostic samples

  • Dee Griffin College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843
Keywords: diagnostic specimens, packaging, shipping

Abstract

This document discusses packaging and shipping veterinary diagnostic specimens (fresh tissues, fixed tissues, bacteriology specimens and cultures), US Department of Transportation packaging and shipping safety, and package labeling requirements for both standard “biological” samples and for samples shipped in dry ice. Additionally, examples of the required symbols are noted in the document examples.

Author Biography

Dee Griffin, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843

Director, Veterinary Education, Research and Outreach Program, WTAMU

Published
2020-09-24
Issue
Section
Clinical Skills Session