Microcystins

Section: Toxicology

Fee: $100.00

Turnaround Time: 4 - 7 business days

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

Species: All Species

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Water

Sealed, Leakproof Container

1 liter


Collection Information

GENERAL - Label all containers with appropriate information - Animal ID, Owner Name, Veterinarian, Sample Type, Date.
WATER - Collect one liter of water in a clean, sterile jar. Label the jar with appropriate identifying information (owner, location, date). Collect a representative sample in a sealed, leakproof container.

Shipping Information

OVERNIGHT - Ship overnight in an insulated shipper with ice packs (pack absorptive material to collect moisture) DO NOT SHIP OVER THE WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY - NO SATURDAY DELIVERY
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.
WATER - Ensure lid is sealed completely and wrap with parafilm. Place sealed and labeled jar in a waterproof, sealable plastic bag.

Additional Information

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