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.