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Stool: Diphyllobothrium species –  Shipped July 2011

Educational Highlights

  • Laboratory diagnosis of D. latum infection is based on finding eggs and/or proglottids in feces.
  • Many samples are identified automatically as being D. latum. However, in South America, D. pacificum is more frequently found.

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