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Stool: Hymenolepis nana –  Shipped April 2011

Educational Highlights

  • The diagnosis of H. nana depends on the demonstration of eggs in stool specimens.
  • Specimens preserved in formalin-based fixatives are recommended over polyvinyl alcohol, which can cause egg distortion.

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