Stool Routine

About the test

A stool culture test helps to understand and treat problems associated with gastrointestinal tract or digestive tract. There are various reasons a person might experience uncomfortable digestive symptoms.

A stool culture test is done to ascertain the presence or absence of the following bacteria:

  • Shigella species
  • Campylobacter species
  • Salmonella bacteria

If the person has recently travelled abroad, the laboratory technician may also check for

  • Aeromonas
  • Vibrio species
  • Pleisomonas
  • Escherichia coli 0157: H7
  • Yersinia enterocolitis
Procedure of the stool routine test

 

The doctor will give the patient a clean and small container to collect a sample of the poop. Then the sample will be sent to the laboratory for a test within 1 hour of collecting it.

Why get tested?

A stool routine test is performed to diagnose the infections of the digestive tract which can cause uncomfortable symptoms. In rare cases, these bacteria can be life-threatening. This test helps the doctor to identify the cause of the uncomfortable symptoms which might lead to life-threatening medical conditions. These symptoms include:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Blood in the stool
  • Fever
  • Abdominal pain and cramping
  • Severe diarrhea along with frequent need to urinate every 30 minutes

This test includes

  • Colour
  • Form & Consistency
  • Mucus
  • Blood
  • Worms ( Adult/Segment)
  • Reaction
  • Occult Blood
  • Red Blood Cells
  • Pus Cells
  • Epithelial Cells
  • Fat
  • Vegetable Matter
  • Cyst
  • Ova
  • Flagelletes
  • Trophozoites

Preparations

  • Don’t use hands to collect the sample
  • While collecting the sample, make sure that no pieces that are slimy, watery or bloody, are collected
  • Don’t let the pee mix with the stool
  • Wash the hands well with soap and water before picking the sample
  • Inform the doctor about the on-going medications as they may affect the results of the test
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