Stool: No ova or parasites; white blood cells  –  Shipped July 4, 2016

Educational Highlights

  • The presence of white blood cells (WBCs) in feces reflects an inflammatory or invasive process in the colon or distal small bowel.
  • neutrophils may cause problems with identification of parasites and can be confused with cysts or trophozoites of E. histo-lytica/dispar.

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