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What method is used tp distinguish amoebic from bacillary dysentery?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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In brief: Two different ways

For bacterial infections such as shigella, the diagnosis is made by culture of the stool.
. Amoebiasis is often diagnosed by finding parasites under a microscope. An antibody blood test helps to confirm the diagnosis of amoebic dysentery or liver abscess.

In brief: Two different ways

For bacterial infections such as shigella, the diagnosis is made by culture of the stool.
. Amoebiasis is often diagnosed by finding parasites under a microscope. An antibody blood test helps to confirm the diagnosis of amoebic dysentery or liver abscess.
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