Journal of Parasitology Research / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Identification and Preservation of Intestinal Parasites Using Methylene Blue-Glycerol Mount: A New Approach to Stool Microscopy

Table 1

Total numbers of various intestinal parasites observed by different wet mounts techniques of faecal specimen.

ParasitesStructure
observed
Various parasites among total positive samples ( )

Entamoeba histolytica Cysts and trophozoites8
Giardia lamblia Cysts7
Ascaris lumbricoides Ova2
HookwormOva8
Trichuris trichiura Ova6
Hymenolepis nana Ova1
Isospora belli Ova6
Cyclospora spp.Ova3
Strongyloides stercoralis Larvae8
Paramecium spp.Organism1

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