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Cat Fecal Exam

A fecal exam can be a crucial part of diagnosing many medical problems. Some potentially transmissible infections can be detected and help protect your family.

How is a fecal parasite screen done?


We do a two-part fecal exam: a smear and a float. A smear is a direct examination of the stool under the microscope. A float involves a special solution to help separate the eggs from the feces after high-speed centrifugation.

Cat stool sample instructions?


Please bring in a fresh stool sample in an airtight container. If you can’t collect a fresh sample, it is recommended to store the sample in the sealed container in the refrigerator overnight.

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