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22 Possible Causes for 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] E. histolytica testing (eg, cultures, antigen testing or PCR) rather than examining stool for ova and parasites.[patient.info] Sometimes blood and mucus in stools may also be present. Change in bowel habits and a feeling of incomplete evacuation are other associated features.[surgerydoor.co.uk]

  • Giardiasis

    […] with mucus in stool.[bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com] Abstract A one-year retrospective laboratory survey in Colorado revealed that 691 (3%) of 22,743 stool examinations for ova and parasites were positive for Giardia lamblia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Both ImmunoCard STAT and ELISA assays were evaluated with 90 stool specimens that were tested by the standard ova and parasite examination including staining with both iron[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • Enterobiasis

    Often cramping abdominal pain, frequent stools with mucus, tenesmus.[medicalency.com]

  • Parasitic Intestinal Disease

    Symptoms of shigellosis (bacillary dysentery) include abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhea, fever, vomiting, and blood, pus, or mucus in stool.[biomerieux-diagnostics.com] Your doctor will look for specific symptoms of amoebic infection, especially frequent diarrhea or loose stools and the presence of blood and mucus in your bowel movements.[drugs.com]

  • 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] Stool cultures were negative for ova, cysts, or parasites. Cultures were negative for Salmonella, Shigella, or Campylobacter.[healio.com] The vomit did not have a foul smell and contained no blood or mucus, but it did contain undigested food particles.[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com]

  • Balantidiasis

    Stool specimens may be watery and contain blood, mucus, and pus. Balantidia invade the bowel wall and cause ulcers that resemble amebic ulcers.[histopathology-india.net] Diagnosis can be made by finding trophozoites from a stool or tissue sample (collected during endoscopy). Cysts are rarely found.[parasitesinhumans.org] Dysentery is an inflammatory disorder of the intestine, particularly of the colon, that causes severe diarrhea containing blood and/or mucus in the feces with stomach pain[parasitesinhumans.org]

  • Acute Amebic Dysentery

    Dysentry is an infective disease of the large bowels characterized by frequent passing of blood and mucus with stool along with several abdominal cramps.[laboratoryinfo.com] E. histolytica testing (eg, cultures, antigen testing or PCR) rather than examining stool for ova and parasites.[patient.info] […] disappearance of pain and tenesmus. • Disappearance of blood and mucus from stools. • Relief in pyrexia, if present.[namahjournal.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] 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] […] pain, with night and day rhythm, soft or liquid consistence, without blood containing but plenty of mucus.[scielo.isciii.es]

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