My Hive was dead in January, is there anything I should do between now and when I can get to the apiary to do the CSI?
The one thing that can be helpful is to take a sample of the dead bees and either do an alcohol wash and nosema count while the bees are "fresh". See below about why it is good do to a mite count.
What does Deformed Wing Look Like?
This picture is courtesy of the Bayer BeeCare Website
Note the crumbled wings.
What does K-Wing Look Like?
When a bee has "K-Wing", its wings on 1 side are disjointed and appear to be perpendicular to each other
search for "K-Wing"