Fecal Larval Exam (Baermann)

Section: Parasitology

Fee: $20.00

Turnaround Time: 2 - 3 business days

Days Test Started: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday

Species: All Species

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Feces

Sealed, Leakproof container

10 grams


Collection Information

GENERAL - Label all containers with appropriate information - Animal ID, Owner Name, Veterinarian, Sample Type, Date.
REFRIGERATION - Refrigerate all samples until shipment.
FECES - Collect feces in a leakproof container (sealable plastic bag or jar - do NOT submit in gloves). Collect feces that is free of debris and bedding.

Shipping Information

OVERNIGHT - Ship overnight in an insulated shipper with ice packs (pack absorptive material to collect moisture) DO NOT SHIP OVER THE WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY - NO SATURDAY DELIVERY
LEAKS - Ensure all samples are in leakproof packages and clearly labeled with Tissue Type/Animal ID/Owner Name. Include absorptive material to collect any leaks - double bag any fresh tissues.
PAPERWORK - Package paperwork separately in a waterproof, sealable plastic bag. Ensure paperwork is complete and specimens are labeled for easy matching. If you are using CF.755 Multiple Animal Continuation Form, please include a hard copy and email a copy to addl@purdue.edu.
FECES - Ensure the container is securely sealed. Double bag all diarrhea samples to contain any leaks.

Additional Information
For detection of lungworm larvae.

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