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What are the tests for enterobiasis?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Pinworms

Scotch tape applied to the anus early in the morning will and examined microscopically will detect the eggs in 50% with one exam and >90% with three exams.
Sometimes this can be suspected by white thread-like things in stool, but this is not adequate by itself.

In brief: Pinworms

Scotch tape applied to the anus early in the morning will and examined microscopically will detect the eggs in 50% with one exam and >90% with three exams.
Sometimes this can be suspected by white thread-like things in stool, but this is not adequate by itself.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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