Bone Screen

Section: Toxicology

Fee: $50.00

Turnaround Time: 4 - 7 days

Days Test Started: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Species: All Species

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Bone (femur)

Sealed container

Entire femur


Bone (rib)

Sealed container

Entire rib bone


Collection Information

GENERAL - Label all containers with appropriate information - Animal ID, Owner Name, Veterinarian, Sample Type, Date. The entire femur or rib bone must be submitted in order for accurate bone density determination.

Shipping Information

PAPERWORK - Package paperwork separately in a waterproof, sealable plastic bag. Ensure paperwork is complete and specimens are labeled for easy matching. If you are using CF.755 Multiple Animal Continuation Form, please include a hard copy and email a copy to addl@purdue.edu. Ship specimens overnight with an ice pack. DO NOT SHIP OVER WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY.

Additional Information
This screen includes calcium, percent ash, and phosphorus. This screen replaces individual element testing.

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