Stool: Giardia lamblia, Blastocystis hominis –  Shipped September 26, 2016

Educational Highlights

  • Giardiasis is diagnosed by finding cysts and/or trophozoites in the feces, and both life cycle stages have a characteristic appearance.
  • The disease occurs worldwide in areas of poor sanitation and person-to-person (hand to mouth) transmission is common where personal hygiene may be poor.

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