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Efficacy of Agar-Plate Culture in Detection of Strongyloides stercoralis Infection

Tamiki Arakaki, Masaaki Iwanaga, Fukunori Kinjo, Atsushi Saito, Ryuji Asato and Tsuyoshi Ikeshiro
The Journal of Parasitology
Vol. 76, No. 3 (Jun., 1990), pp. 425-428
DOI: 10.2307/3282680
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3282680
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Efficacy of Agar-Plate Culture in Detection of Strongyloides stercoralis Infection
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Abstract

Agar-plate culture of feces using a modified petri dish proved to be highly efficient in the detection of Strongyloides stercoralis infection. Furrows left by S. stercoralis on the agar plate were distinguished readily in size from those left by Necator americanus.

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