Ova and Parasites, Stool

Ova and Parasites, Stool is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
O & P.

Common Use:
To assess for the presence of parasites, larvae, or eggs in stool to assist in diagnosing a parasitic infection.

Specimen:
Stool collected in a clean plastic, tightly capped container.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Macroscopic and microscopic examination) No presence of parasites, ova, or larvae.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Ova and Parasites, Stool ID - 425168 Y1 - 2017 PB - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425168/all/Ova_and_Parasites__Stool ER -