Ascariasis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jul 30, 2018
  • Author: David R Haburchak, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Children from or in endemic areas are particularly prone to ascariasis infection and complications. In most cases, stool examination is positive for ova after a few weeks of infection.

Differential Diagnoses