Cryptosporidium (FA)

Section: Parasitology

Fee: $26.00

Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 business days

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

Species: All Species

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
Fluorescent antibody test to detect Cryptosporidium sp. Recommended for follow-up to Cryptosporidium sp. positive cases. For undiagnosed cases of diarrhea see the Large Animal Giardia/Cryptosporidium panel or the Comprehensive Small Animal Giardia/Cryptosporidium panel

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