Stool: No ova or parasites –  Shipped April 10, 2017

Educational Highlights

  • The presence of leukocytes or 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 Entamoeba histolytica/dispar.

Full critique (PDF)

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