Fresh feces (1 gram minimum)
MON | TUE | WED | THU | FRI
Same day if received by 1:00 p.m.
Identification of protozoan trophozoites and cysts. Direct smear is ideal for protozoans that float poorly or are readily distorted by flotation solutions.
Bovine | Canine | Feline | Equine | Ovine | Caprine | Porcine | Wildlife Exotic | Other
Submit samples on ice within one day of collection whenever possible.
Very little fecal material is used for this procedure, therefore, the sensitivity of this test is low. It is not recommended for routine fecal examinations.