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Stool: Cryptosporidium species –  Shipped October 2014

Educational Highlights

  • Using a modified cold Kinyoun acid-fast staining technique, the Cryptosporidium oocysts, which are acid-fast, stain pinkish red with a range of colour intensity from pale to deep pink.
  • Cryptosporidiosis is distributed worldwide; however prevalence is higher in developing countries and in HIV-positive patients.

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