Bovine, Camelid, Caprine, Ovine
Diagnostic Section: 
Shipping Requirements: 
Ship overnight or 2-day in an insulated container, with ice packs
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Turn Around Time: 
2-4 days
Specimen Requirements: 

Fresh feces - 5 grams (golf-ball size). Samples older than 5 days should be rejected as embryonation and loss of ova may have occured.

Collection Protocol: 

Collect feces directly from the animal's rectum or from very fresh droppings to eliminate extraneous soil organisms. Collect into a water-tight sealed screw-capped container or zippered plastic bag. Glove or OB sleeves are not acceptable. 

Additional Information: 

This panel includes a McMasters screen and Haemonchus contortus if a minimum of 25 eggs/gram are identified in the McMasters.The Haemonchus report will only be indicated as positive/negative with no percentage of the organism. This panel is recommended for checking post-treatment or on a herd basis. The McMasters must be completed prior to running the Haemonchus test, which will be run by the regular schedule.