Haemonchus contortus Identification

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Haemonchus contortus ID
Parasitology $15.00 **
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
Bovine, Camelid, Caprine, Ovine Monday & Thursday 24 hours
Specimen Requirements:    
Fresh feces - 5 grams, samples older than 5 days should be rejected as embryonation and loss of ova may have occurred.
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:    
This technique is used primarily for camelid, caprine and ovine species but can be used for other species as well. 

** Concurrent quantitative fecal exam required (sugar centrifugation or McMasters); additional charge applies. A minimum of 25 eggs/gram must be identified in order to warrant running the test.