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Laboratory Services
Sending diagnostic samples: your questions answered
  1. Sue Cade

    Sue Cade gained a BTEC in medical laboratory sciences (specialising in clinical biochemistry) and a BSc in cellular and molecular biology while working as clinical chemistry/ haematology technician in a private company. She joined the Animal Health Trust in 1996 as a senior technician in the clinical pathology laboratory and become diagnostic laboratory services manager in 2001.


Diagnostic veterinary laboratories are regularly asked exactly how samples should be packaged and sent to them. In this article, Sue Cade answers the most commonly asked questions and explains the rules behind sample transportation.

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