Samples that are properly collected and are stored and shipped at the appropriate temperature will yield the best results. Use our helpful resources for guidance on collection, storage and submission of your samples.
Collection and storage tips for anaerobic culture samples.
Sample collection, storage, and result interpretation guidelines for IHC and PCR testing.
Guidance on interpretation of Escherichia coli culture results.
Collection, storage, and submission guidance for Johne’s PCR (Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis).
Collection and storage information for milk culture samples.
Fact sheet about novel pneumonia syndrome (BALT hyperplasia) causing abortion and calf losses in North Dakota beef herds.
Sample submission recommendations for the collection of brain tissue for rabies testing.
Sample submission guidance for anthrax, plague, and tularemia testing.
General overview of sample shipment best practices with links to additional resources.
Guidance for use of tissue dye to denote surgical margins.
Sample collection, storage, and submission tips for bovne tritrichomonas testing.
Details about our UPS shipping program.
Guidance for collection and submission of samples for water quality analysis and blue-green algae testing.
NDSU Extension Service bulletin, December 2015.
NDSU Extension Service bulletin, December 2018
NDSU Extension Service bulletin, July 2015.
NDSU Extension Service bulletin, March 2015.
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