Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Apply to the University of Wyoming apply now

Global Resource Navigation

Visit Campus
Download UW Viewbook
Give to UW

Packing and Shipping Samples

  • Biological Substances Labels - Large (doc) or Small (doc)


Shipping Formalin Fixed Tissues in Winter

As long as there is a risk of formalin fixed tissues freezing in transit, please send samples in INSULATED containers.  Please consider adding alcohol  (isopropyl, methanol, or ethanol) at a ratio of 1 part alcohol to 9 parts formalin, as this will depress the freezing point of the formalin solution.  Tumors can be especially difficult to read when the tissue freezes, as tissues are shrunk, and cytological features are lost.


Share This Page:

Contact Us

Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory

1174 Snowy Range Rd

Laramie, WY 82070

Phone: 307-766-9925

Toll Free: 1-800-442-8331

Fax: 307-721-2051

Email: vetrec@uwyo.edu

wsvl logo
Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window) Find us on Instagram (Link opens a new window)

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Twitter Icon Youtube Icon Instagram Icon Facebook Icon

Accreditation | Virtual Tour | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Gainful Employment | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Accessibility information icon