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Packing and Shipping Samples


Place vials with frozen milk in a sealed plastic bag between solidly frozen freezer packs. Wrap in newspaper and place in the thick walled insulated container. Fill empty spaces with crumpled newspaper. Mailing boxes are available from the lab. Click here for ordering information.

Complete the submission form and place in a separate plastic bag to ensure it remains dry and readable. Submission forms may also be requested by contacting the lab.


Ship on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday, avoiding holidays. The shipping container specifically designed for milk samples can be shipped for two day delivery to:

Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
University of Minnesota
1333 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

Samples must be frozen or cold on arrival.

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