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SUCCEED FBT Instructions for Use

The following video will provide a visual step-by-step guide on how to administer and read the SUCCEED® Equine Fecal Blood Test™.


  1. Collect a fresh (less than 4 hours old) fecal sample from the subject horse, loosely dropping fecal matter into the provided plastic container up to the Sample Fill Line.
  2. Add clean tap water (potable, room temperature), filling to the Water Fill Line on the container.
  3. Replace lid on container and shake thoroughly to ensure complete mixing.
  4. Use the provided pipette to collect some of the fecal/water mixture from the container, avoiding particles.
  5. Apply two drops of solution to each of the two sample wells on the test cassette.
  6. Test results should appear within 15 minutes.
Download a PDF of the complete FBT Instructions for Use.

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