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Shigellosis tests

Tests could include:

  • History and Physical Exam
  • Fecal White Blood Cells
  • Hemoglobin Concentration and Hematocrit Measurement
  • Diagnostic endoscopic examination of colonic pouch and biopsy of colonic pouch using colonoscope (procedure)
  • Stool Examination
  • Stool Culture
  • 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...
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