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Stool: Diphyllobothrium species  –  Shipped October 2014

Educational Highlights

  • Laboratory diagnosis of Diphyllobothrium species infection is based on finding eggs and/or proglottids in feces.
  • Diphyllobothriosis is associated with eating raw, under-cooked, or under-smoked fish that contains the intermediate stage of the parasite.

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