Stool: Iodamoeba bustchlii, Endolimax nana, Blastocystis hominis – Shipped 28 September 2016

Educational highlights

  • Non-pathogenic intestinal amebae must be differentiated from the pathogenic species, Entamoeba histolytica.
  • When reporting non-pathogenic protozoa, a comment such as “The identified organisms are considered non-pathogenic; treatment is not recommended for non-pathogenic parasites” can be added to help in the interpretation of results.

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