1. For scabies, bring the skin scrapings on a glass microscope slide. Cover with a clean slide and use adhesive tape to join the 2 slides. Place slides in a clean, dry container for transport to the laboratory. 2. Send whole worms and worm segments in 70% alcohol or 10% formol. 3. Send the arthropods (ticks, lice, nits, bed bugs, etc.) in a clean, dry container.