Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

String Test

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_3017

Diagnostic method to collect jejunal fluid (by expressing a swallowed string) in order to examine this fluid for stages of Giardia, Cryptosporidium,  Strongyloides.

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