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A review of stool ova and parasite examination in the tropics [Correspondence]

Suputtamongkol, Y., Waywa, D., Assanasan, S., Rongrungroeng, Y., Bailey, Wendi and Beeching, Nicholas ORCID: (2006) 'A review of stool ova and parasite examination in the tropics [Correspondence]'. Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol 43, Issue 6, pp. 793-794.

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Extract: T o the E ditor—The article by Branda et al. [ 1] and its accompanying editorial [ 2] prompted us to review our experience in a country where several parasitoses are endemic. Our laboratory receives fecal samples for routine parasitological examination from adults who visit a variety of clinics and also has a specific interest in HIV-related diarrhea. Fecal samples are received without preservatives, usually within 12 h of being passed. Referral patterns to the laboratory have not changed during the 7-year period of review, from March 1999 through February 2006. Routine examination of all samples includes microscopic examination with and/or without iodine of …

Item Type: Article
Subjects: QX Parasitology > Protozoa > QX 123 Apicomplexa
QX Parasitology > Protozoa > QX 50 Protozoa
QY Clinical Pathology > Diagnostic Tests > QY 160 Feces
WC Communicable Diseases > Virus Diseases > Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. HIV Infections > WC 503.5 Complications
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Depositing User: Ms Julia Martin
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2011 16:30
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2019 06:26


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