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Culture Stool

Overview

Culture Stool is a type of test conducted to detect any kind of problem in the digestive tract. It detects the presence of various bacteria.

What is Culture Stool?

Culture Stool is a test conducted to determine various types of digestive tract problems by determining the presence of various disease-causing bacteria are pathogens. A culture stool test can be performed easily to determine the result.

Why is Culture Stool suggested?

Culture Stool is suggested when a patient is presented with the following symptoms:

  • Sudden infection.
  • Severe stomach pain.
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  • Weight loss.
  • Irregular stool with blood.
  • Nausea and vomiting.

How is Culture Stool test performed?

The Culture Stool Test is performed by collecting the patient’s stool samples in a vial for further analysis.

What are the parameters measured in Culture Stool?

Histological parameters are measured in Culture Stool such as the availability of blood in the stool, its colour, odour, and the Ph values.

Preparation before performing Culture Stool

Before a Culture Stool test, patients should follow these preparative measures:

  • The doctor should be informed about their medical history and the medications they are currently consuming.
  • Certain medications, along with smoking and drinking, can affect the result of the test. So, patients should avoid taking other medicines alongside smoking and drinking.

Post-care after Culture Stool

Post-care after Culture Stool testing involves certain advanced tests to confirm the disease and then the treatment is started. The patient can leave immediately after the test is done. It is a simple non-invasive procedure.

Sample types in Culture Stool

The sample types in Culture Stool include stool samples.

Side-effects of Culture Stool test

The common side effects of conducting Culture Stool tests do not have specific side effects. It is completely safe.

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