Fecal flotation

Preferred Sample

Fresh feces (5 grams minimum)

Fee

$20

Schedule

Days Tested

MON | TUE | WED | THU | FRI

Turnaround Time

Same day if received by 1:00 p.m.

Description

Centrifugal flotation method for qualitative (parasites present or absent) analysis of fecal material to determine the presence of parasite eggs (nematodes, cestodes, trematodes) as well as the presence of coccidia (Eimeria, Isospora). Relative quantities of parasites are not provided as part of the test result.

If quantitation of Stongyle type eggs is desired, please request a McMaster’s Egg Count.

Species

Bovine | Canine | Feline | Equine | Ovine | Caprine | Porcine | Wildlife Exotic | Other

Shipping Requirements

Submit samples on ice within one day of collection whenever possible.