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
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.