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Diagnostic methods

Parasitological diagnosis
Fasciolopsis buski is one of several intestinal trematodes besides Heterophyes spp., Echinostoma spp. and Metagonimus spp. Their presence is detected by characteristic eggs in the faeces.
Sometimes adult worms can be detected in stool samples.

Molecular diagnosis
No tests available

Antigen detection
No tests developed so far

Antibody detection
No specific serological tests are available


Diagnostic strategies

Besides microscopic detection of eggs, no other diagnostic strategy is available