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Diagnostic Tests for Cyclosporiasis

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These home medical tests may be relevant to Cyclosporiasis:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Cyclosporiasis:

Cyclospora Infection: DPD (Excerpt)

Your health care provider will ask you to submit stool specimens to see if you are infected. Because testing for Cyclospora infection can be difficult, you may be asked to submit several stool specimens over several days. Identification of this parasite in stool requires special laboratory tests that are not routinely done. Therefore, your health care provider should specifically request testing for Cyclospora. Your health care provider may have your stool checked for other organisms that can cause similar symptoms. (Source: excerpt from Cyclospora Infection: DPD)

Facts About Cyclospora: CDC-OC (Excerpt)

Identification of the Cyclospora parasite in stool requires special laboratory tests that are not routinely done. Therefore, your health-care provider should specifically request testing for Cyclospora. Because Cyclospora can be difficult to diagnose, you may be asked to submit several stool specimens over several days. Your health-care provider may have your stool checked for other organisms that can cause similar symptoms. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Cyclospora: CDC-OC)

 

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