Whether you are a researcher, healthcare professional, or laboratory personnel, this resource is designed to equip you with the knowledge and guidelines necessary to safely and efficiently handle infectious substances during transportation. From understanding regulatory requirements to mastering proper packaging techniques, we cover a wide range of topics to ensure compliance, protect specimen integrity and safeguard public health. Explore our expert insights, best practices and practical tips to confidently package and ship infectious substances.

Prepare the Isolate/Clinical Specimen for Shipment

Upcoming Training Workshop in 2024

The South Dakota Public Health Laboratory has contracted with the US Department of Transportation to provide up to date training packaging and shipping infectious substances.

Register for the Workshop