PARASITOLOGY TESTS AND PREFERRED SPECIMENS

Agent

Procedure

Specimen

Cryptosporidium

Auramine-O Acid Fast Stain

Intestine

Helminthes

Floatation, microscopy

Feces

Parasite identification

Referral AUCVM

Parasite

Protozoa, coccidia

Floatation, microscopy

Feces

Trichomonas, avian, oropharyngeal

Wet mount, microscopy

Lesion

Tritrichomonas foetus, urogenital

Culture, wet mount, PCR

Prepuce wash or scraping in Diamond's media