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Photo of the publication cover. Removing Animal Heads for Rabies Testing Zoonotic Diseases - Guide June 20, 2011

Whenever possible, local animal control officers should be involved when an animal bite or potential rabies exposure occurs. Animal control may be contacted to assist with head removal for rabies testing and to ensure the head is shipped for testing appropriately and in a timely manner.



Photo of the publication cover. Packaging & Shipping of Specimens for Rabies Testing Zoonotic Diseases - Guide June 2, 2011

These guidelines are for the shipping of average dog, cat, fox and skunk specimens. Because of the varying size of animals, specimens submitted for rabies testing may require the use of larger or different containers and bags.