Fresh feces in a leak-proof tube – a series of three fecal collections one week apart is recommended. The three samples from the same bird may go in the same tube. Adding a few drops of sterile saline will help keep the samples moist.
Refrigerate for storage, ship with an ice pack
Test results will be available within 10-15 days. The Schubot Center is closed around Spring Break and major holidays, so testing will be delayed at these times.