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Stool For Hanging Drop


What is Stool For Hanging Drop?

The hanging drop test for stool is performed to visualize the motility or movement pattern of microorganisms in the stool sample and identify them from these patterns to help in the diagnosis of a disease caused by these microorganisms. The test principally helps in the diagnosis of Cholera.

Why is Stool For Hanging Drop done?

  1. The hanging drop test is performed when a bacterial infection of the digestive system is suspected and symptoms of such infection appear, including watery stool, inconsistent bowel movements, stomach pain, etc.
  2. To perform a presumptive diagnosis of cholera caused by the infection of Vibrio cholerae

Preparation for Stool For Hanging Drop

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for Stool For Hanging Drop

The sample type collected for Stool For Hanging Drop is: Stool

Provided By



Primex Healthcare and Research Private Limited is a company incorporated in Chennai, India that aims to deliver premium quality healthcare services at affordable prices across India.\r\nIndia has a highly fragmented diagnostics services industry that has many local players and a few regional/national players. The services are costly and not within the reach of most of India. To take advantage of the typical volume spike that the right price can deliver, Primex has introduced the low cost “Jet Konnect” model with a graded pan India rollout strategy. Primex Scans & Labs, a division of Primex Healthcare, is the diagnostic arm that delivers high-end scan and laboratory services at affordable prices by providing a professional, dependable, accessible and affordable service. Driven by volumes, Primex passes on the economies of scale as a direct benefit to the customer. Primex brings the best of medical equipment from pioneers like Philips and Toshiba and technology developed in-house to guarantee precise and timely results. Primex takes customer service to the next level by enabling unique services like home collection, 24x7 centers, online & SMS-based report tracking and delivery, 24x7 appointments through a dedicated call center and much more. Primex now has 6 primary locations spread across Chennai providing 2000+types of investigations including MRI scan, CT scan, digital X-Ray, Ultrasound, computerized ECG, TMT and lab tests. Primex is backed by Kalpathi Investments as a strategic and significant shareholder in the company.

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