OHSU

Packaging DOT regulations

Samples transported from within OHSU must be inside a biohazard bag with a requisition in the outside pocked.

Samples transported via lab couriers from local area hospitals and clinics must be inside biohazard bags and packaged to avoid breakage or spoilage.

Samples shipped from outside the Portland area via FedEx or another carrier, must be packed in accordance with the IATA Diagnostic or Infectious Substance Shipping guidelines.