Egg counts utilizing trichrome-stained smears from polyvinyl alcohol (PVA)-preserved fecal specimens.

Abstract

A simple method of making egg counts on fecal specimens is described. It utilizes PVA-preserved stool, yields a permanent stained slide, and is as accurate and reproducible as other methods in common use.

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@article{Markell1978EggCU, title={Egg counts utilizing trichrome-stained smears from polyvinyl alcohol (PVA)-preserved fecal specimens.}, author={Edward K. Markell and R A Kuritsubo and A B Siegelaub}, journal={The Journal of parasitology}, year={1978}, volume={64 6}, pages={1035-8} }