Stool: Diphyllobothrium latum   –  Shipped April 2013

Educational Highlights

  • Laboratory diagnosis of D. latum infection is based on finding eggs and/or proglottids in feces.
  • Although diphyllobothriosis occurs worldwide, it is generally associated with cold waters. Areas with high incidence of infection with Diphyllobothrium species include the Baltic countries, former URSS countries, and Finland.

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