What is the definition or description of: stool ova and parasite exam?

Stool test. Stool is collected in containers given to you by a lab. The stool is then tested to see if it contains evidence for the eggs of the parasite or the parasite itself.
Test for infection. A lab test to determine the presence of parasites or eggs (ova) that are associated with intestinal infections such as giardia, entamoeba histolytica (amebiasis), and cryptosporidium. Other less common single cell parasites and worms can also be detected.