Submitting to AZVDL
How do I Ship Specimens to AzVDL
Tucson and Southeastern Arizona (Nogales, Green Valley): To arrange for a courier pick-up call the laboratory before 12:00PM for same day service. Some exceptions* apply. Sierra Vista, Benson, Bisbee, Douglas, Phoenix, Safford and Wilcox please call the laboratory for pre-printed UPS label to be sent to you; your account will be charged our discounted UPS price; courier available for a $20.00 fee.
To arrange delivery of cadavers call the laboratory. We contract this service with a private courier and additional charges may apply.
Due to the rising cost of Courier Service, submissions requesting tests referred to outside laboratories will be billed a $20 surcharge (submissions for in-house laboratory services will have no courier surcharge).
The Greater Phoenix Area
To arrange delivery of cadavers call the laboratory. We contract this service with a private courier and the charges will be added to your bill. Charges typically range from $75-$125. Small specimens such as cultures, cytology, biopsy, etc. are best shipped via UPS or FedEx.
Using AzVDL Shipping Services for your Shipments
You can realize significant savings using United Parcel Service (UPS) by charging your shipments to our account. If you would like a UPS pre-printed waybill to be sent to you, please call the laboratory at (520) 621-2356. We will add the shipping charges to our service fees.
Small cadavers and specimens should be shipped UPS/FedEx Priority Overnight. If using AzVDL UPS shipping account we will add the cost to your bill. For larger cadavers please contact local ground-based couriers.
NOTE: Do not ship on Fridays, as we are not open on the weekend and will not receive the package until Monday afternoon