Please complete a submission form for each farm site being tested. Please label all sample tubes with a unique identifier and include these on the sample submission form.
Samples that are not tested within 24 hours of collection should be immediately frozen for the best preservation.
Place tubes in a Ziploc bag or in a serum shipping container within a plastic Ziploc bag. Cushion in between samples with bubble wrap, newspaper or paper towels. Please do not use styrofoam peanuts.
Ship samples on ice packs in an insulated leak-proof transport container.
If you are sending glass collection tubes you MUST send in a padded, leak-proof container, NO ENVELOPES!!!
Ship to arrive within 1-5 days to the address below. Shipment should be scheduled so that it will NOT arrive during a weekend or holiday period.
Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
University of Minnesota
1333 Gortner Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: (612) 625-8787
If you are shipping samples from outside the United States, please review these USDA Guidelines for Importation.