How to submit samples correctly for analysis
Bethaney Jane Heayns
It is often the veterinary nurse (VN) who is responsible for ensuring samples are submitted correctly for analysis, whether that be for diagnostic or research purposes. There are a number of pre-analytical considerations the VN must make which help protect the integrity of the sample and therefore validity of the results. Packaging of samples is one of these important considerations as not only does packaging protect the sample, it also protects the people involved with the transport of the samples.
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