Frequently Asked Questions

How do I package and ship infectious material?

By law, any person who causes dangerous goods to be transported by a public carrier must follow specific regulations and must have proof of training. See Dangerous Goods Training.

Packaging: The Test Catalog indicates the packaging required for each test. Refer to a test in the Test Catalog and see the Specimen tab. We can supply you with the required containers, packaging instructions, and request forms without charge. Order supplies online from Supplies.

Shipping: For customized instructions, see Specimen Transport.

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