Diarrhea tests
Diarrhea

  • 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...
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  • A fecal culture is a laboratory test used to determine if bacteria, which can cause infection or disease, are present in your digestive tract. By testing your stool, your doctor can determine the type of bacteria present and prescribe the right an...
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  • A stool ova and parasites (O&P) test is used to detect parasites and eggs in the intestines. This is a relatively easy and common examination. You produce the sample on your own at home and the stool is then analyzed in a lab.
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  • Test and diagnose prostate cancer with a prostate biopsy, a urinanalysis, a digital rectal examination or a physical exam. Learn more!
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  • Your doctor may find they need a sample of your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of tissue or cells is called a biopsy.
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  • An endoscopy is a procedure in which your doctor uses specialized instruments to view and operate on the internal organs and vessels of your body.
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  • An upper GI and small bowel series is a painless imaging test that lets your doctor look for problems in your digestive system.
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  • A stool ova and parasites exam involves a laboratory analysis of a stool sample to check for parasites. Parasites are organisms that can live inside a host (the human body) and cause infections in the intestines. Your doctor can obtain valuable in...
    Source:HLCMS
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