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31 Possible Causes for Mucus in Stool, Ova and Parasites Positive Stool

  • Amebiasis

    Sometimes blood and mucus in stools may also be present. Change in bowel habits and a feeling of incomplete evacuation are other associated features.[] E. histolytica testing (eg, cultures, antigen testing or PCR) rather than examining stool for ova and parasites.[] Symptomatic patients initially have lower abdominal pain and diarrhoea and later develop dysentery (with blood and mucus in stool).[]

  • Giardiasis

    […] with mucus in stool.[] 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[] 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[]

  • Parasitic Intestinal Disease

    Symptoms of shigellosis (bacillary dysentery) include abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhea, fever, vomiting, and blood, pus, or mucus in stool.[] Passing many small-volume stools with blood or mucus Fever greater than 100.4 F (38 C) More than 6 unformed stools in 24 hours Illness longer than 48 hours Diarrhea with severe[] 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.[]

  • Enterobiasis

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

  • Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis

    Associated signs and symptoms consisted of 4.54 kg of weight loss associated with poor appetite, nausea, and bloody, watery stools with mucus occurring more than 20 times[] One of 13 (7.7%) Adenovirus PCR tests was positive. Two of 152 examinations (1.3%) for Ova and Parasites were positive.[] Her abdominal pain became progressively crampy with increasingly watery, bloody stools with mucus for which she was brought to the emergency room and was subsequently admitted[]

  • Balantidiasis

    Stool specimens may be watery and contain blood, mucus, and pus. Balantidia invade the bowel wall and cause ulcers that resemble amebic ulcers.[] Diagnosis can be made by finding trophozoites from a stool or tissue sample (collected during endoscopy). Cysts are rarely found.[] 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[]

  • 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[] Infection in the Lungs Breathing shortness or wheezing Coughing or gagging Blood in mucus Aspiration pneumonia (rare condition) Fever Chest discomfort Infection in the Intestine[] Vomiting Nausea Loss of appetite Abdominal discomfort or pain Intestinal blockage which is accompanied by intense pain and vomiting Irregular stools or Diarrhea Loss of appetite[]

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

  • 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[]

  • Chronic Hepatic Schistosomiasis

    They include diarrhoea, sometimes with blood or mucus in the surface of the stool, abdominal discomfort, and hypogastric pain or colicky cramps.[]

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