Species: 
Canine, Feline
Diagnostic Section: 
Parasitology
Shipping Requirements: 
Ship overnight or 2-day shipping in an insulated container, with ice packs.
Test Fee: 
$15.00
Setup Days: 
Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time: 
1 day
Specimen Requirements: 

Whole blood in EDTA only - 1.5 ml minimum

Collection Protocol: 

Collect in EDTA blood tube. Do not freeze or centrifuge. 

Additional Information: 

Pathogenic heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, causes congestive heart failure in dogs. The Modified Knott's test detects the presence of micofilaria in the blood