Equine Shipping Instructions

Shipping Instructions

Serum samples must be shipped 2nd day delivery through FedEx or United Parcel Service (UPS) and overnight when sending whole blood. Please see the specific instructions below for how to ship samples using these services. Please be sure to visit the website of or contact the testing laboratory prior to shipping for specific shipping requirements, pricing and testing schedule information.

What to Ship

Samples

a. Bundle tubes together in groups of 2-10 tubes with a rubber band.
b. Place inside a leak proof zip lock bag or baggie.
c. Wrap the bundle with newspaper or paper towels (enough to absorb all fluid if all tubes break).
d. Pack the bags with bubble wrap or absorbent newspaper inside a cardboard box.
i. We highly discourage shipping samples in any type of envelope.
e. Pack the samples with coolant packs.

Sample Submission Form

a. Enclose a completed sample submission form with the samples. Please use the proper form for the test you are submitting samples. The submission forms can be downloaded or obtained from the testing laboratory’s website or by contacting them directly.

Payment

a. Check or money order is accepted for payment and we recommend sending payment at the time of testing. Call BioTracking directly or visit BioTracking's page under Lab Locator for up to date pricing information.

How to Ship

FedEx

Instructions
a. Write “Exempt Animal Specimen” on the outside of the box.
b. If you have questions, please consult with your local FedEx store and/or check the information at the following website: http://www.fedex.com/us/packaging/guides/Clinical_fxcom.pdf
c. Ship samples via overnight delivery if sending whole blood. Serum samples can be shipped via 2nd day delivery. Both shipping methods require coolant.

UPS

Instructions
a. Write “Exempt Animal Specimen” on the outside of the box.
b. If you have questions, please consult with your local UPS store and/or check the information at the following website: http://www.ups.com/content/us/en/resources/ship/hazardous/biological_sub...
c. Ship samples via overnight delivery if sending whole blood. Serum samples can be shipped via 2nd day delivery. Both shipping methods require coolant.

Where to Ship

Please ship your sample(s) to:

BioTracking
1150 Alturas Drive, Suite 105
Moscow, ID 83843