Why get the Ova Parasite Stool Test?
Stool parasites can cause a variety of symptoms (e.g. bloating, cramping) that can be hard to diagnose through other lab tests.
What type of parasites will the Ova Parasite Stool Test look for?
Examples of parasites that might be found on this test include protozoans, oocysts, helminths and larvae including Isospora (Coccidia) and Ameoba.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Ova Parasite Stool Test is a stool test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 5 business days or less.