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Diagnostic Tests for Trichinosis

Trichinosis: Diagnostic Tests

The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Trichinosis includes:

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to Trichinosis:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Trichinosis:

Trichinosis: DPD (Excerpt)

A blood test or muscle biopsy can show if you have trichinosis. (Source: excerpt from Trichinosis: DPD)

Parasitic Roundworm Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

Although a doctor may suspect that a patient has trichinosis on the basis of clinical signs, it is usually diagnosed as the result of: 1) a blood test that shows an increase in the number of eosinophils, a type of white blood cell; or 2) microscopic examination of muscle tissue to look for the larvae. (Source: excerpt from Parasitic Roundworm Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

 

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