Wet Mount, Ova, and Parasites, Direct

Test Methodology

  • Light Microscopy

Running Day

  • Daily 

Turn Around Time

  • Routine: Two hours
  • STAT: One hour

Specimen Requirement

  • Stool sample should be submitted within one hour after collection. For discharge, sample should be submitted with NSS

Patient Preparation

  • None

Special Considerations

  • Sample moisture must be maintain