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Detection of Intestinal Parasites


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Slide 10

March 2009

This is what that same slide would look like under the microscope. Fecal samples are challenging to examine since they contain a variety of bacteria, yeasts, and food materia. It takes a trained eye to pick out parasites by this method. For example, the arrow here points to the small parasite present which is a cyst of Cryptosporidium.

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