Parasite Identification

Section: Parasitology

Fee: $27.50

Turnaround Time: 1 – 5 business days

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

Species: All Species




Minimum Amount

Grossly visible parasites

Sealed container

Collection Information

Preserve whole parasites (helminths, other worms) in 70% ethanol or 5-10% formalin, or refrigerated water.

For athropods (ticks, lice, etc.) - 1) submit live, not adhered to tape, OR, preserved in 70% ethanol (preferred), or 5-10% formalin.

Shipping Information

If shipping different samples or 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.

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