What is the diagnosis for Hookworm?

The standard method for diagnosing the presence of hookworm is by identifying hookworm eggs in a stool sample using a microscope. 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 hookworm, see the DPDx web site:
  • DPDx: Hookworm
  • DPDx: Stool specimen collection
  • DPDx: Stool specimen processing

Source: http://www.cdc.gov