Fecal Flotation (Quantitative)

Section: Parasitology

Fee: $25.00

Turnaround Time: 1 – 2 business days

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

Species: Avian, Chicken, Equine, Ruminant, Turkey




Minimum Amount


Leakproof container

5 grams (~ 2 Tablespoons)

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
Egg/oocyst counts DO NOT CORRELATE directly with parasite burden. May be useful for managing deworming and anti-protozoal protocols.

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