The Parasitology Section of the Animal Health Diagnostic Center is a full-service parasite diagnostic laboratory capable of diagnosing infections in domestic and wild animals. This service is provided in an accurate, timely and cost efficient manner. Accurate identification of parasites benefits animals, their owners and veterinarians by helping to improve animal health.
Services provided by the Parasitology Section include:
Detection and identification of domestic and wild animal parasites from animal feces, animal tissues, fluids and environmental samples
Tests conducted to identify parasites in feces include:
Test conducted to identify parasitic infections using serum include:
Other tests conducted include:
Samples received for examination include feces, blood, urine, tracheal washes, duodenal aspirates, skin scrapings, entire endo- and ectoparasites, necropsy samples, feed samples , and environmental samples such as soil and composted material.