Fecal Sample Collection Vacuum Sealing USPS Priority Mail

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2015: $236,815.00
Projected End Date: 10/31/2019
Grant Recipient: University of Rhode Island
Region: Northeast
State: Rhode Island
Project Leader:
Katherine Petersson
University of Rhode Island
Step by step illustrated fact sheet on how to properly collect fecal samples and vacuum seal them for USPS priority mail shipment. It includes a QR code that links to a video clip on YouTube demonstrating proper methods. This method allows for an alternative to express overnight shipment of samples.
Fact Sheet
Dr. Anne Zajac, VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech
Dr. Katherine Petersson, University of Rhode Island
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
Ordering info:
Cost: $0.00
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