Stool: Giardia lamblia, Blastocystis species, white blood cells –  Shipped April 08, 2019

Educational Highlights

  • Giardiasis is diagnosed by finding cysts and/or trophozoites in the feces, and both life cycle stages have a characteristic appearance.
  • Molecular detection of Giardia DNA in feces is highly sensitive and specific.

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