Fecal Parasites - Wet Mount Microscopic Exam

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Fecal Parasites-Wet Mount Parasitology $6.50
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
Most Species (exc. primates) M, Tu, W, Th, F Same day
Specimen Requirements:    
Fresh feces - 1 gram; please do not submit dried feces on a slide
Collection Protocol:    
Fresh feces, collected directly from the animal's rectum or from very fresh droppings to eliminate extraneous soil organisms.
Shipping Requirements:    
Refrigerated, leak proof container.  Do not submit in latex gloves or OB sleeves. Overnight or 2-day shipping is recommended.
Additional Information:    
Wet mount microscopic exam reveals the presence of parasite ova and/or oocysts