Species: 
All
Diagnostic Section: 
Parasitology
Test Fee: 
13.00
Setup Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
1 day
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship overnight on cold packs. Submit specimens in sealed leak-proof containers. Do not submit specimens in gloves.
Specimen Requirements: 

Feces

Collection Protocol: 

Frozen feces will be rejected. Refrigerate feces after collection. Feces should be no more than 3 days old at time of receipt in laboratory. Avoid cat litter or animal bedding, or feces that have been outside for more than a few hours.

Additional Information: 

Direct examination of feces for larvae, ova, oocyts, flagellates, yeast, etc. Not reliable for flukes, cryptosporidia, giardia, or microfilaria.