The specimen is analyzed for parasites and ova.

Collecting the sample

Pass stool into a clean container.

Collect a sample into the container with 10 ml of 10% formalin.

If your stools are loose (diarrhoea), collect 1 tea spoon of specimen into the container and mix well.

OR

Collect 1/2 tea spoon of specimen into the container and mix well.

Firmly close the container lid.

Labelling the specimen

Mark the container and tube with

  • your name
  • your social security number
  • the date of collection

Handling and storing the sample

Pack the container in a plastic bag and store at room temperature.

Deliver the specimens to the laboratory.

Further information

For further information please contact Fimlab Laboratoriot Oy customer service, tel. +358 3 311 74445 on weekdays from 8.00 to 16.00.