All Species (exc. primates)
Diagnostic Section: 
Shipping Requirements: 
Ship overnight or 2-day shipping in an insulated container, with ice packs.
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Turn Around Time: 
2 days
Specimen Requirements: 

Fresh feces - 2-5 grams

Collection Protocol: 

Collect fresh feces 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: 

Certain parasite ova and oocysts are not readily detected by the McMaster technique.  The sugar centrifugation technique is used primarily for camelid, canine and feline species but can be used for other species as well.