Cyanide

Section: Toxicology

Fee: $35.00

Turnaround Time: 4 - 7 business days

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

Species: All Species

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Forage/Plant Material

Sealed, Leakproof Container

500 grams


Stomach/Rumen contents

Sealed, Leakproof Container

100 grams


Blood

Purple Top EDTA Vacutainer

5 ml


Collection Information

GENERAL - Label all containers with appropriate information - Animal ID, Owner Name, Veterinarian, Sample Type, Date.
EDTA BLOOD - Collect blood in appropriate vacutainer tube making sure to meet minimum quantity. Collect in a sealed, air-tight container and FREEZE immediately.

Shipping Information

LEAKS - Ensure all samples are in leakproof packages and clearly labeled with Tissue Type/Animal ID/Owner Name. Include absorptive material to collect any leaks - double bag any fresh tissues.
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.
EDTA BLOOD - Package blood tubes in a blood tube box or wrap securely with a paper towel or bubble wrap to provide protection. Ship samples frozen. Prevent thawing. If shipping different samples/tissue types, clearly label each container with the owner and animal ID (if applicable) and sample/tissue type. Ship specimens overnight with an ice pack. DO NOT SHIP OVER WEEKENDS OR HOLIDAYS.

Additional Information

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