Fecal Flotation (Quantitative)

Section: Parasitology

Fee: $18.00

Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 business days

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

Species: Avian, Chicken, Equine, Ruminant, Turkey

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Feces

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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