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Taking Blood and TSU Samples

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Sample failure can often be prevented by ensuring the sample collection process is correct.

With mail time, DNA testing can take around 2 months. FedEx’ing kits from ASA to members, and from members to the lab, can cut down this time. However, if a sample fails this time is doubled.

Below are tips for taking blood and TSU samples.

For more information please read Common Reasons for Delays in DNA Testing.

DNA How to Take Blood Samples

 

 

Demonstration: How to Collect Tissue Samples using the AllFlex Punches and Applicator

 

 

 

 

 
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Down to the Genes Series

Ordering DNA Kits - New and Improved!

August 14, 2019 DNA
ASA’s DNA team recently updated the order form for DNA kits and paperwork. This new change has improved the process in the office and will streamline the process for members as well. Please follow the directions below. • The new form can be found by going to simmental.org. ✓ At the top of the page, choose “DNA Testing”. ✓ Choose “Order DNA Test” ✓ Read through the opening text and click the box…
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