MAMMALS: fresh tissue (brain, spinal cord, CSF). AVIAN: whole, EDTA blood; fresh tissues (liver, spleen, kidney, bone marrow, brain, heart); oral or cloacal swabs (preferably with a few drops of transport media or saline, NOTE: oral swabs may not be appropriate for all bird species such as raptors). OTHER: whole mosquitos.
Whole mosquitos can be pooled, 50 insects to a vial.
Plastic leak-proof container, plastic or glass tube
Label all samples. Ship on cold packs. Ship overnight.