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Diagnosis

The standard method for diagnosing the presence of whipworm is by microscopically identifying whipworm eggs in a stool sample. Because eggs may be difficult to find in light infections, a concentration procedure is recommended.

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For more information about laboratory diagnosis of whipworm, see the DPDx web site:
 
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