What is included in the evaluation of colitis with a suspected parasitic etiology?

Updated: Oct 02, 2017
  • Author: David A Piccoli, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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If a parasitic cause (E histolytica, B coli) is suspected, consider a stool examination, serology, or scrapings of mucosal ulcerations to identify the organism.


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