Instructions for collection in dogs
FOR THE ANALYSIS OR THE DEPOSIT OF DNA IN THE DOG IT IS COMPULSORY TO ENTER THE DATA THROUGH THE ONLINE FORM AND PRINT A COPY TO ATTACH TO THE MATERIAL
2 ml of blood in tubes containing EDTA. Store the sample containing the biological sample in a cool place, however below 10C ° and do not freeze. Do not wait more than 2 (two) days for shipping
Buccal swab :
with the Genotube swab it will be possible to take valid withdrawals both for the deposit and for all genetic tests. To reserve the swabs download and fill in the following form, following the instructions. “
– It is advisable to take the sample near the upper lip with a small puncture
– Deposit the drop of blood on the part circled in black, let it dry for about 30 minutes.
– The blood sample must be (at least) approximately 4 mm in size.
– Put the date of collection and the number of microchips in the outer space of the Vetkard
The sample can be sent by courier or by priority mail (samples delivered directly to the laboratory are not collected). It is advisable to carry out the sampling and then the shipment in the first days of the week, in order to guarantee its arrival at the laboratory by Friday.
Samples on Vetkard do not need refrigeration. See video sampling with VET KARD
If the sample is not well taken, stored and shipped, therefore insufficient and inadequate for the analysis, no reimbursement of the payment will be made as the laboratory has in any case initiated the service.
In both cases, the sample can be sent by courier or by priority mail (no collection of samples delivered directly to the laboratory is carried out), without refrigeration and resists at room temperature for 2-3 days.
It is advisable to carry out the sampling and then the shipment in the first days of the week, in order to guarantee its arrival at the laboratory by Friday.
Samples do not require refrigeration.
DOCUMENTS TO ATTACH to the sample container:
Dog identification form (print of the previously completed online form)
Photocopy of the Postal Account Bulletin (NO postal orders, NO cash)
Photocopy of the ENCI letter (if in possession)
The online form must be completed, printed, stamped and signed by the veterinarian