How Long To Wait After Colonoscopy Before Stool Testing For Parasites?

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Stool ova and parasites exam is a laboratory test to determine if a stool sample contains parasites or eggs (ova) that are associated with intestinal infections.


Alternative Names

Parasites and stool ova exam


How the test is performed

A stool sample is needed. There are many ways to collect the sample. You can catch the stool on plastic wrap that is loosely placed over the toilet bowl and held in place by the toilet seat. Then, put the sample in a clean container.

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