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14 Possible Causes for Eosinophils Increased, Mucus in Stool, Ova and Parasites Positive Stool

  • Amebiasis

    […] in the stools but without the presence of fever), or amoebic liver abscesses (fever, chills, abdominal pain, weight loss, hepatomegaly) that can be fatal if not immediately[orpha.net] Peripheral eosinophilia is rare with amebic liver abscess and is more commonly associated with echinococcosis and hepatic fascioliasis (liver fluke).[doi.org] E. histolytica testing (eg, cultures, antigen testing or PCR) rather than examining stool for ova and parasites.[patient.info]

  • Ascariasis

    If there are symptoms, they may include: Bloody sputum (mucus coughed up by the lower airways) Cough, wheezing Low-grade fever Passing worms in stool Shortness of breath Skin[nlm.nih.gov] Both patients presented with dyspnea, nonproductive cough, fever, and eosinophilia (19 and 26%). One patient additionally had pulmonary infiltrates.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A laboratory examination was not specific except for eosinophilia. There were no pathogenic bacteria in coproculture but Ascaris was found in all patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Larval Ascariasis

    If there are symptoms, they may include: Bloody sputum (mucus coughed up by the lower airways) Cough, wheezing Low-grade fever Passing worms in stool Shortness of breath Skin[medlineplus.gov] This syndrome has been related to the group of disorders characterized by eosinophilia and pulmonary changes which include Löffler's syndrome 2 and tropical eosinophilia.[jamanetwork.com] An increased number of circulating eosinophils is often present but less marked than in other parasitic infections in which migrating larvae or eggs deposited in body tissues[isradiology.org]

  • Diphyllobothrium Latum Infection

    Her loose stools were watery in consistency, were not foul smelling, and contained no blood or mucus, and the patient showed no signs of dehydration.[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] […] in appetite (may be increased or decreased) (9) mechanical bowel obstruction (10) vomiting or defecating several proglottids or a whole worm Laboratory findings (1) mild eosinophilia[meducator3.net] Stool cultures were negative for ova, cysts, or parasites. Cultures were negative for Salmonella, Shigella, or Campylobacter.[healio.com]

  • Enterobiasis

    Often cramping abdominal pain, frequent stools with mucus, tenesmus.[medicalency.com] Blood workup is usually noncontributory in uncomplicated cases, as eosinophilia is absent.[symptoma.com] There are no constitutional symptoms, diarrhea, bloody stools, nor eosinophilia.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

  • Strongyloides Stercoralis

    The stool sample of the patient was sent for complete parasitological work up. Stool was watery with no visible blood, mucus, worm or proglottids.[casereports.in] Subjects were assigned according to their immunological status, eosinophilia and/or history of residence in endemic areas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pretransplantation eosinophilia should be evaluated by screening multiple stool samples for ova and parasites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intestinal Strongyloidiasis

    Nevertheless, the patient presented fever (38 C), abdominal pain, diarrhea stools with mucus and abdominal wall bleeding and petechiae (Figure 1B ).[frontiersin.org] increases.[racgp.org.au] Fecal specimens may not be positive, even after the routine ova and parasite examination, including the concentration procedure, is performed.[med-chem.com]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    The diarrhea was profuse, 7 - 8 watery stools every day, sometimes associated with fecal incontinence, but without blood, mucus, or abdominal pain.[file.scirp.org] Other polyp features can include myxoid expansion of the lamina propria, and increased eosinophils [ 2, 12 ].[gastro.oxfordjournals.org] His stool examination was negative for fat and did not reveal any parasites, ova or cysts. His urinary D-xylose test was positive for malabsorption (0.7 g/5 h).[ijhas.in]

  • Foodborne Disease

    […] in stool Positive stool culture Oral rehydration is mainstay Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) or ampicillin for severe cases No opiates Salmonella Beef, poultry, eggs[emedicine.com] […] concentrations of IgE or eosinophils in the blood or lung.[doi.org] A positive stool culture is more likely when analysis indicates an inflammatory process.[aafp.org]

  • Amoebiasis due to Entamoeba histolytica

    […] in the stools but without the presence of fever), or amoebic liver abscesses (fever, chills, abdominal pain, weight loss, hepatomegaly) that can be fatal if not immediately[orpha.net] With regards to laboratory investigations, leukocytosis can happen, but eosinophilia is not seen. ESR is usually elevated.[tsijournals.com] E. histolytica testing (eg, cultures, antigen testing or PCR) rather than examining stool for ova and parasites.[patient.info]

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