A Vital Statistics Information Sheet for each animal is sent with each order, which includes:
Only healthy animals will be used. However, tumors may exist within organs that are undetectable at necropsy. No replacements will be provided for organs containing tumors undetectable at necropsy. Brain, heart, liver, spleen, lungs, kidneys, adrenal glands, and reproductive organs are frozen within 5 minutes of anoxia, and all other tissues are frozen within 10 minutes of anoxia.
The Vital Statistics Information Sheet indicates:
Tumors will be entered into the Tissue Bank and the relevant Vital Statistics Information Sheet sent with any tumors shipped to customers.