The Parasitology Laboratory provides diagnostic testing for veterinary and aquatic species. The Laboratory performs a wide range of testing services, including identification of parasitic helminths, their ova or larvae, identification of protozoa, identification of ectoparasites, and quantification of shed specimens. The Parasitology Laboratory offers several serological tests for the detection of antigens and antibodies in blood and fecal samples.

For more information about testing, specimen requirements, or submittal procedures, contact the laboratory at or 902-566-0822, or visit the Available Tests section and the Reference Guide of the Diagnostic Services website.