We offer identification of suspected public health pests, including ticks, bed bugs, and yellowjackets.
How to submit a sample for identification:
- If possible, obtain multiple specimens of the organism in question.
- Place sample into a sealed, transparent container, such as a Ziploc bag or mason jar.
- If you are unable to submit samples to our office within 24 hours of collection, you may storethem in your freezer.
- Submit samples in person to our office along with a completed Identification Request form, which you can download here: Insect Identification Form. Blank forms are also available at our office.