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Hymenolepiasis
Diagnosis

Diagnostic methods

Parasitological diagnosis
Diagnosis relies on the detection of ova of H. nana.
Adult worms or proglottids are rarely seen.
Eggs of H. nana are infectious in unpreserved stool samples (infections from person to person)!

Molecular diagnosis

No tests available

Antigen detection

No tests developed so far!

Antibody detection

Serology is without diagnostic value!

 

Diagnostic strategies

Besides parasitological examinations, no special diagnostic strategy is required!

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