Species: 
All Species (exc. primates)
Diagnostic Section: 
Parasitology
Shipping Requirements: 
Ship overnight or 2-day shipping in an insulated container, with ice packs.
Test Fee: 
$9.00
Setup Days: 
Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time: 
Same day (if received by 4pm)
Specimen Requirements: 

Fresh feces- 1 gram (minimum)

Collection Protocol: 

Collect fresh feces directly from the animal's rectum or from very fresh droppings to eliminate extraneous soil organisms. 

Additional Information: 

This technique is used primarily to reveal the presence of Giardia but may reveal coccidian oocysts, parasite ova and Eimeria macusaniensis (if numbers are high enough).