Qualitative Fecal Flotation ZnSO4

Section: Parasitology

Fee: $15.00

Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 business days

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

Species: All Species

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Feces

Leakproof container

1 gram (~1 teaspoon)


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
For detection of Giardia sp., other protozoa, and Filaroides sp. See the Comprehensive Small Animal Giardia/Cryptosporidium panel or Large Animal Giardia/Cryptosporidium panel for cases of undiagnosed diarrhea and the Small Animal Giardia screen for increased sensitivity of Giardia sp. detection.

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