Giardia Small Animal Screen (ZnSo4 & Antigen ELISA)

Section: Parasitology

Fee: $21.50

Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 business days

Days Test Started: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Species: Canine, Feline

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Feces

Sealed container

2 grams


Collection Information

Fresh, chilled feces. Do not freeze.

Shipping Information

If shipping different tissue types, clearly label each container with owner and animal ID (if applicable) and sample/tissue type. Ship specimens overnight with an ice pack. DO NOT SHIP OVER WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY.

Additional Information
Panel includes Fecal Flotation ZnSo4 (qualitative) and antigen ELISA test to detect Giardia sp. Recommended for follow-up to a Giardia sp. positive case. For undiagnosed cases of diarrhea see the Comprehensive Small Animal Giardia/Cryptosporidium panel

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