|Lab Section||Clinical Pathology|
|Test Description||Microscopic examination of fresh feces; used to diagnose
protozoal parasites with a motile trophozoite stage (Giardia).
This test is very time-sensitive; samples should be submitted
immediately upon collection and must be microscopically
evaluated within 30 minutes of collection.
|Sample Type||FRESH feces|
|Special Submission Instructions||Submit sample at room temperature immediately upon sample collection. Samples must be microscopically evaluated within 30 minutes of collection.|
|Turnaround time||1 business day|