Stool: Giardia lamblia , Blastocystis hominis –  Shipped April 2015

Educational Highlights

  • Giardiasis is diagnosed by finding cysts and/or trophozoites in the feces, and both life cycle stages have a characteristic appearance.
  • Symptoms of gastroenteritis with severe diarrhea and abdominal cramps usually manifest themselves about seven to ten days after the organism is ingested.

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