Cellmark's GCN eDNA sampling kits are designed to make your job as easy as possible - they match Natural England protocols. Their cost is included in the overall price of the service. Please ensure unused kits are kept at room temperature in an appropriate solvent store, consistent with Health & Safety regulations, and use them within four (4) weeks of receipt.
Each kit will contain the following items:
The sample tubes, packaging and sample return form have all been pre-barcoded for your convenience. We recommend that you retain the outer packaging of the kit as this can be used to return multiple samples.
Nicola from Cellmark demonstrates the correct way to collect samples for eDNA testing for Great Crested Newts.