What is the role of blood tests in the diagnosis of Dientamoeba fragilis infection?

Updated: Jul 31, 2018
  • Author: Maria A Garcia Fernandez, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Blood test results are usually normal in patients with Dientamoeba fragilis infection. However, a CBC count with differential may reveal eosinophilia in as many as 50% of children infected with the parasite.

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