Bench aids for the diagnosis of intestinal parasites, 2nd ed.

Marco Genchi, Idzi Potters, Rina G Kaminsky, Antonio Montresor, Simone Magnino

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    These Bench aids for the diagnosis of intestinal parasites are intended both as a guide for laboratory and field workers in endemic countries and as a teaching aid for students and trainees. They provide guidance on the choice of preparation to the different copromicroscopical methods and main staining technique for the diagnosis of intestinal parasites (nematodes, trematodes,
    cestodes and protozoa). Photomicrographs demonstrate the appearance and diagnostic features of the various parasites in the different preparations.
    The bench aids have been produced in a weatherproof plastic-sealed format that is robust and easy to use at the bench. They are recommended for use by all health workers engaged in the routine diagnosis of intestinal parasitic infections.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherWorld Health Organization
    Number of pages32
    ISBN (Print)9789241515344
    Publication statusPublished - 2019

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