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The fact that it is in its sixth printing indicates the popularity of this pictorial aid to the laboratory diagnosis of intestinal parasites. The various stages of these parasites as they appear in body excretions and aspirates are presented in an excellent series of colored photographs. Photographs of artifacts that may be confused with parasites are included as well. These colored plates provide a valuable aid to medical technicians and others concerned with the diagnosis of parasite infections. The text includes good supplemental information on the appearance of the parasites under the microscope. There is a brief but useful section
The Color Atlas of Intestinal Parasites.. Ann Intern Med. ;84:514. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-84-4-514_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;84(4):514.
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