Official genotype test.
Official genotype test. A test to determine the genotype of a live or dead animal conducted at either the National Veterinary Services Laboratories or at an approved laboratory. The test subject must be an animal that is officially identified and the test accurately recorded on an official form supplied or approved by APHIS, with the samples collected and shipped to the laboratory using a shipping method specified by the laboratory by:
(1) An accredited veterinarian;
(2) A State or APHIS representative; or
(3) The animal's owner or owner's agent, using a tamper-resistant sampling kit approved by APHIS for this purpose.
9 CFR § 79.1
Accredited veterinarian. A veterinarian approved by the Administrator in accordance with part 161 of this chapter to perform functions specified in subchapters B, C, and D of this chapter.