Bovine, Camelid, Caprine, Ovine
Diagnostic Section: 
Shipping Requirements: 
Ship overnight or 2-day shipping in an insulated container, with ice packs.
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Tuesday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
1 day
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: 

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

Additional Information: 

This technique is used for cattle, goats, sheep and ruminant wildlife. 

*A concurrent quantitative fecal exam is required (Sugar Centrifugation or McMasters), additional charge applies. A minimum of 25 Trichostrongyle eggs/gram must be identified in order to warrant running the test.