Affected tissue, lesion, fluid, exudate.
1) Ship in insulated container with freezer packs. 2) Ship in slide mailer.
1) Collect into a sterile leakproof container/vial/bag - refrigerate immediately. 2) Make impression smear and air dry - store at room temperature. When making impression smears label each slide individually with respect to site sampled. Do NOT label slide mailer.