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Stool: Ascaris species, Blastocystis hominis  –  Shipped July 2014

Educational Highlights

  • The diagnosis of ascariasis is typically made by finding fertilized and unfertilized eggs in stools.
  • Unfertilized Ascaris eggs do not float with use of the zinc sulfate flotation concentration method.

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