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  1. #1
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    I want to send a sample of some sick brood to the Beltsville lab. I understand it needs to be packed in alcohol. Does anyone know what kind of alcohol?

    Dickm

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    Use rubbing alcohol.

  3. #3
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    Nehawka, Nebraska USA
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    That's what I'd use too.

  4. #4
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    When I sent a sample to A&M, they instructed me to use just plain isopropyl alcohol with enough to completely cover the bees in the jar.

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    Thanks guys

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