Stool: Endolimax nana, Blastocystis hominis  –  Shipped July 2015

Educational Highlights

  • E. nana is distributed worldwide and is considered non-pathogenic. It is found in warm, moist climates and tends to be less resistant to desiccation than Entamoeba coli.
  • Recent studies have shown B. hominis, in heavy infections, may cause periodic, mild to moderate diarrhea and intestinal discomfort in children.

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