Species: 
All Species (exc. primates)
Diagnostic Section: 
Parasitology
Shipping Requirements: 
Refrigerate, in leak proof tube(s). Overnight or 2-day shipping is recommended.
Test Fee: 
$15.00
Setup Days: 
Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time: 
1 day
Specimen Requirements: 

Fresh feces - 5 grams

Collection Protocol: 

Fresh feces, collected directly from the animal's rectum or from very fresh droppings to eliminate extraneous soil organisms. Do not submit in latex gloves or OB sleeves. 

Additional Information: 

This method (McMaster technique) reveals the presence of parasite ova and/or cysts, e.g. roundworm, strongyle and tapeworm ova as well as coccidial oocysts.