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A child has been taking mebendazole for the past 3 weeks after being diagnosed with roundworm. The nurse will determine the efficacy of the child's treatment by referencing what diagnostic test?
A)Liver enzymes
B)Stool for ova and parasites
C)Colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy
D)Rectal swab for culture
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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The nurse obtains a stool sample for culture for ova and parasites after 3 weeks of drug administration. A negative stool culture is the optimum outcome of drug therapy. Colonoscopy, liver enzyme levels, and rectal swabs are not used to ascertain whether treatment has been successful.

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