Send Samples

Send Samples 2017-07-11T00:43:08+00:00

To maintain viability of samples please ship your package(s) via overnight courier.

List of Required Materials

  • Leakproof sterile bottles

  • Ice packs

  • Zip lock bags

  • Cooler

  • Sharpie marker

  • Pen

  • Disposable gloves

  • Paper towels

  • Freezer

  • Chain of custody

Recommended Quantities

Contact us for Filters, Sediment, Shellfish or other sample types.

  • Water Samples to test for Fecal Contamination Water Samples: 500mL of water in leakproof sterile bottles per sample.

  • Water Samples to test for Fecal Contamination

    Water Samples:
    500mL of water in leakproof sterile bottles per sample.

Recommended Packing Instructions

Contact us for Filters, Sediment, Shellfish or other sample types.

  • Wrap leakproof sterile bottles with abundant paper towels and put them individually in zip lock bags.
    Ice packs should be placed in zip lock bags and packed along with sample(s).
    Wrap the zip lock bag with abundant paper towels and insert everything in another zip lock bag.

  • Please make sure that the ice packs do not touch directly the samples (adding additional packing material will prevent this).
    As an added precaution, please put all your zip lock bags and packing material in two overlapping garbage bags.
    Wrap tightly the garbage bags and put everything in a sturdy cooler.

3. Complete Chain of Custody Sheet and include with samples.

4. Ship your sample(s) via overnight courier to our facility.

  • Source Molecular Corporation
    4985 SW 74th Court
    Miami, Florida 33155 USA
    Telephone: (786) 220-0379
    Fax: (786) 513-2733

  • It’s important to do two or more tests in order to confirm the results of tests, particularly negative results. A complete list of our other services can be found here: http://www.sourcemolecular.com/prices.html

  •  If you have any questions regarding the shipment of your samples, please call (786) 220-0379 or email: info@sourcemolecular.com.