A 45-year-old Korean man was assigned to perform construction work in the
Philippines. He went to a local hospital in the Philippines
for persistent diarrhea. A stool examination was performed on a
formalin fixed stool concentrate of his specimen. The objects in
the following images were seen at 400×. What is your diagnosis?
Based on what criteria?
This case was kindly contributed
by the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Manila.
here for the answer to Case 23.
A 25-year-old woman, who immigrated from Angola, West Africa, went to a
health clinic in Boston, MA complaining of fever, restlessness, and a
sensation of something moving under her skin. A routine blood examination,
including a thick and a thin film, was performed. The objects shown
in the following images were seen. What is your diagnosis? Based
on what criteria?
here for the answer to Case 24.
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