How should urine or stool samples be evaluated for schistosomiasis (bilharzia)?

Updated: Sep 20, 2018
  • Author: Shadab Hussain Ahmed, MD, AAHIVS, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Send urine or stool samples to the parasitology laboratory with a special request to look for eggs indicative of schistosomiasis.


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