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Your doctor can use a fecal culture to learn about the bacteria in your digestive tract and diagnose bacterial infections. Learn what it involves.
If your doctor suspects you have a parasitic infection, they may order a stool ova and parasites (O&P) test. Learn what this low-risk procedure involves.
Stool cultures are important tools for understanding and treating intestinal illness. There are many reasons why you may be experiencing uncomfortable intestinal symptoms. A stool culture examines stool (or fecal) samples for organisms that may be...