coproscopy

coproscopy

(kŏ-pros′kŏ-pē) [Gr. kopros, dung + -scopy]
The microscopic analysis of stool specimens, usually to detect parasites, sometimes aided by molecular biological technology.
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Testing included egg detection by coproscopy, antigen detection by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), and specific parasite DNA amplification by polymerase chain reaction.