Table Summarising Requirements for Biopsy and Post-Mortem Submissions

 

 

Test Type

 

Sample Type

 

Comment

Biopsy examination

Fixed Tissue

Up to 4 blocks charged as one case

Small animal post-mortem examination

Carcase

Contact lab in advance

Post-mortem examination (Cattle/Horse)

Carcase

Accompanying documents required*

Post-mortem examination (Pig/Sheep/Calf/Foal)

Carcase

Accompanying documents required*

Legal/forensic/commercial cases

Carcase

Contact lab in advance

 
* Cattle for post-mortem examination
The following documents must accompany the carcase:

  • Blue animal passport
  • Herd number
  • Name and details of owner