PA1807-3

Stool: Giardia lamblia, Blastocystis species –  Shipped July 03, 2018

Educational Highlights

  • Although the pathogenicity of Blastocystis hominis remains controversial, reporting its presence is considered best practice.
  • Giardiasis is diagnosed by finding cysts and/or trophozoites in the feces, and both life cycle stages have a characteristic appearance.

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