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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
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3282680
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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.
The Journal of Parasitology © 1990 The American Society of Parasitologists