direct wet mount examination

direct wet mount examination

microscopic review at low (100×) and high dry (400×) total magnifications of a saline and fresh fecal specimen to detect parasites, including motile protozoan trophozoites.

di·rect wet mount ex·am·i·na·tion

(dĭr-ekt' wet mownt eg-zam'i-nā'shŭn)
Microscopic review at low (100×) and high dry (400×) total magnifications of saline and fresh fecal specimen to detect parasites, including motile protozoan trophozoites.
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Diagnosis of the condition by direct wet mount examination has a low sensitivity.