Stool: Strongyloides stercoralis –  Shipped April 2013

Educational Highlights

  • The examination of the whole sediment is recommended in patients with high risk for disseminated disease when Strongyloides presence is suspected.
  • Currently, an estimated 100-200 million persons are infected worldwide in 70 countries and the worldwide prevalence is estimated at 2-20% in endemic areas.

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