fecal examination

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fecal examination

microscopic review of direct wet mounts, concentration methods, and permanent stained smears to recover and identify parasites from stool specimens.

fe·cal ex·am·i·na·tion

(fē'kăl eg-zam'i-nā'shŭn)
Microscopic review of direct wet mounts, concentration methods, and permanent stained smears to recover and identify parasites from stool specimens.
Synonym(s): faecal examination.
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Tapeworm segments are only passed intermittently and therefore are often not diagnosed on routine faecal examination.
Along with blood and faecal examinations, a specialised team from the German Institute of Biology and Wildlife Research in Berlin performed an ultrasound pregnancy test on the slumbering creatures.