PCR SAMPLING GUIDE
SAMPLING PROCEDURE - PCR SWAB SAMPLES
1. Obtain a sterile swab from EMSL to collect specimen.
2. Wearing gloves, remove swab from packaging material.
3. Swab the desired area thoroughly, rolling the swab lightly back and forth over sampling area. Be sure to record the AREA sampled.
4. Insert the swab into the tube and firmly close cap. Ship the swab to EMSL. No refrigeration is needed.