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Medical Term:

ova and parasite examination


Definition: a comprehensive review of a fecal specimen using direct wet mounts, concentration wet mounts, and permanent stained smears, for the recovery and identification of protozoan and helmintic parasite stages such as trophozoites, cysts, oocysts, spores, eggs, and larvae.

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