How To Use – Submission Protocol

Sensitest Submission CollateralTo submit a sample we provide a submission box containing a submission form, a biohazard bag and a reply paid envelope.

To request a test submission box please call Customer Services on 0800 3 047 047 or complete our Request Form (UK only).

If you have a sample to submit today, download our submission form and our FREEPOST address label here

Submission Protocol

  1. Choose a test type or indicate if the sample is for storage, and using a plain or serum gel tube take a sufficient blood sample and centrifuge to extract the serum.
  2. Please label the tube with the pet’s name, owners name and date and complete the details on the submission form.
  3. Wrap in cotton wool, insert into a bio-hazard bag and place in a SENSITEST® submission box or other protective packaging.
  4. UK ONLY – Send by post using the freepost envelope provided within the submission box.
    NON UK VETS – Please send via 1st Class Post or Courier.

For overseas submission protocol please click here

It is not necessary to withdraw most medications (except high dose corticosteroids). Download more information on the steroid withdrawal times here.

Turnaround times (from receipt of sample)

Allergy: 7-10 days