Every infectious substance can be shipped; however, not all carriers accept infectious substances for transport.
All human and animal specimens should be considered potentially infectious and shipped as either a Category A or Category B infectious substance unless determined to have a minimal likelihood of pathogens by a competent and knowledgeable medical professional.
Intentionally infected live animals cannot be shipped.
Infectious substances must not be hand carried or carried in checked-in baggage during air travel.
Infectious substances must not be placed in diplomatic pouches.