Fee: 
$29.50 (Giardia IFA can be added at no additional charge)
Service: 
Parasitology
Species: 
All
Days Tested: 

M-F

Turnaround Time: 
1-2 business days. PLEASE SEE NOTE IN COMMENTS ABOUT INCREASED TURNAROUND TIME
Specimen Requirements: 

1) 3-5 g fresh feces 2) Fixed feces in 5% formalin (see comments)

Coolant: 
Frozen gel packs
Comments: 

5 g feces is approximately equal to 1 tablespoon; 5% formalin solution equals 5 ml stock formaldehyde and 95 ml of water. Do no freeze.

Due to staffing issues in Parasitology, there may be a 24-72 hour delay in testing turnaround time.  We anticipate at this time that this possibility will exist until mid June 2020.  We apologize for this inconvenience.  For Parasitology questions, please contact Dr. Erin Burton at burt0233@umn.edu, or call her at 612-625-8100

Shipping Container: 

Leakproof container