What worked for my husband when he needed to take 3 different specimens at 3 different times for two separate vials for the parasite and organism testing I gave him three containers (the 16 oz type margarine/butter tubs with lids). These containers were washed out with real hot soapy water so there was no residue in them. These vials had a spoon built into the cap when you unscrewed it to collect the specimen.
He pooped in them - took the specimens and discarded what he could back into the toilet and then put some water in the container to loosen up and throw in the toilet. Put the lid on the container and put in a plastic bag, tie it up and toss it in the trash in the garage. We did this the day before trash day.
The above hint is excellent - this is just how we did it as we weren't sure how the heck to collect it either.
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