Giardiasis tests
Giardiasis

Tests could include:

  • 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
  • A string test, also called the "Entero-test," is one type of test that may be used to detect the presence of parasites in the upper part of the small intestine. Intestinal parasites are microscopic organisms called "protozoa" and "helminths" that ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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...
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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...
    Source:HLCMS
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