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Ova Float Zn 118

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Ova Float Zn 118

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: RXV


Ova Float™ is a premeasured amount of Zinc Sulfate Heptahydrate to be reconstituted and used for flotation techniques of fecal analysis.

SMALL ANIMALS: Hookworm (Ancylostoma), Ascarid (Toxocara), Coccidia (Isospora), Giardia (Protozoa)

HORSES: Strongyle and Roundworms

Directions For Use

Fill container with warm water to 1 inch from top, secure cap and shake well. Repeat shaking - do not add additional water. This will produce a specific gravity of 1.18.

Testing Procedure

Thoroughly mix 2 grams of fresh feces with 15mL of Ova Float Solution into a fecal flotation device. When thoroughly mixed, add enough additional Ova Float until a reverse meniscus forms.

Float a 22 mm cover slip or slide on the meniscus. Allow to stand for at least 15 minutes for ova to float through fecal flotation device screen and adhere to cover slip. Place cover slip on microscope slide and examine under low power to look for ova. Centrifugation can be used, if desired, to save time. Lugols iodine can be added to the slide to stain giardia cysts if desired.

Ova Float Zn 118 Caution



Manufactured for: RXVeterinary Products, Westlake, TX 76262 USA

Net Contents: (1.32 Kg)

NAC No.: 10910591

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