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    How much does a fecal + blood analysis cost in your area?

    I think I need to get Nia in for a physical, a fecal and blood works.

    I've been suspecting she has worms and now we'll see if she does!

    Just want to know the general cost for these? Here it costs $42 for the physical.

    Any ideas how much the other 2 cost?

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    Re: How much does a fecal + blood analysis cost in your area?

    We live in Ft Lauderdale.

    I took Bruno in last weekend for a check up due to bloody stool. They did a physical, cbc bloodwork, and a fecal. They gave us two drontal and some bismuth for the diarhea and we ended up paying a little over 220. I think the cbc alone was 80.

    (He had worms, whips and hooks, for what its worth.... all that for worms!)

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    Re: How much does a fecal + blood analysis cost in your area?

    It's quite pricey!

    And there goes my money to buy a new camera lens! Oh well...if it takes that much to see if she's sick, then so be it.

    By the way, did Bruno have any other symptoms of whip worms and hook worms other than bloody stool?

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    Re: How much does a fecal + blood analysis cost in your area?

    Yeah, a full blood panel isn't cheap. Around $140 here, I think.
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    Re: How much does a fecal + blood analysis cost in your area?

    Bruno is a walking symptom...LOL.

    He is a 16 year old pit bull with a blood disorder that causes way too many red blood cells. To thin his blood and control the amount of red blood cells, he is being treated as if he had bone marrow cancer.

    We had no idea he had worms as he never leaves our house or yard and he just had his yearly shots and worming in April. Up until the day he started with the diahrea he had no other issues.

    With other dogs I have had come in as rescues and such, I have seen the worms in their poo, or they drag their but on my rugs (but could also be a sign of full glands) and when they eat their stomach gets very distended. I usually keep strongid on hand but it only helps with some worms. Worms that are segmented (proglodid) usually require drontal. Though most heartworm meds have wormer in them so you may want to check yours.

    Hope this helps!

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    Re: How much does a fecal + blood analysis cost in your area?

    I paid 28 for fecal and 150 for a full panel blood. There are diff levels of blood tests available. The 150 is for the mother-load, 85 for the less info. My dogs are 13 so we run the full gamut every 12- 18 months.

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    Re: How much does a fecal + blood analysis cost in your area?

    I gave up on fecal tests along time ago because the dewormer medicine is cheaper than the test! I deworm Kit about every 6 months and usually she has a small worm load by that point. No sense in letting the vet charge me to tell me that - it's pretty much a given. We visit dog parks and she's very social with the other dogs. She also licks dew off grass and eats grass occasionally, so it's no wonder.

    Why not deworm your dog, see if symptoms clear up, and then consider bloodwork if they don't?

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