PA1804-2

Stool: No ova or parasites / Blastocystis species (few), Leukocytes –  Shipped April 16, 2018

Educational Highlights

  • The presence of white blood cells (WBCs) in feces reflects an inflammatory or invasive process in the colon or distal small bowel.
  • Neutrophils may cause problems with identification of parasites and can be confused with cysts or trophozoites of Entamoeba histolytica/dispar.

Full critique (PDF)

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