Pack and ship all specimens in accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Materials Regulations (DOT 49 CFR Parts 171-180) and with the International Air Transport Association’s Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA).
Department of Transportation
Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration website
DOT publication on transporting infectious substances safely
International Air Transport Association
International Air Transport Association's Dangerous Goods Regulations website
United States Postal Service
Shipping through United States Postal Service (Publication 52, Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail)
How to ship hazardous materials through FedEx?
FedEx's Dangerous Goods Job Aid, and Packaging and Shipping of Dangerous Goods by Air
Shipping infectious substances through UPS