Cápsula de gelatina en el estómago

El examen del cordón se realiza para detectar la presencia de parásitos intestinales. Se traga una cápsula de gelatina pesada atada a un cordel y se deja permanecer en el estómago. Al cabo de unas cuatro horas se hala la cuerda. Luego se examina bajo el microscopio cualquier resto de bilis, sangre o mucosidad adheridos al cordel para determinar los tipos de células y segmentos de parásitos o huevos.Cápsula de gelatina en el estómago

Revision

Last reviewed 4/26/2012 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington; and George F Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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