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Serology Test Guide

Proper sample collection and handling practices help to ensure the most accurate test results. View our new Serology Test Guide for information about best practices for collection and handling of samples for serology testing. Looking for other resources? Visit our "Resources"...

World Rabies Day

September 28 is World Rabies Day. It was started in 2007 to raise awareness of rabies and its continued impact around the world. The incidence of rabies in domestic animals has been greatly reduced in the US due to vaccination...

Swab sampling tips

When choosing a sample to submit for testing, it is important to remember that tissues, fluids, aspirates or fecal material are always preferable to swabs. Submit swabs only if no other sample options are available or when sampling mucosal surfaces. Rayon...