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Culture Stool
Overview
Interpretations
FAQ's

Overview of Culture Stool

What is Culture Stool?

Stool culture is a test used to examine the presence of any micro organisms in the stool or feces to identify the cause of any gastrointestinal distress.

Sample Type

The sample type collected for Culture Stool is: Stool

Preparation for Culture Stool

  • A copy of valid government-issued identification card with the address is required.

Why Get Tested for Culture Stool?

  1. If your doctor suspects any stomach or intestinal infection
  2. If you experience signs or symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, fever for a long time 
  3. If you have severe symptoms such as extreme dehydration, or have diarrhea from traveling to another country.

 




What Results of Culture Stool mean?

Interpretations

  • A positive result means that there is growth of particular micro organsim in the stool sample, which indicates an infection with that organsim 
  • A negative result means that there are no abnormal organisms present in the stool sample




Patient Concerns about Culture Stool

Frequently Asked Questions about Culture Stool

Q. Does normal stool contains bacteria?
Yes, our gastrointestinal system is home to millions of bacteria. These bacteria help us in digestion. Hence, they are called good bacteria. Sometimes, due to contamination other infectious bacteria enter our bodies causing infection.

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We at CORE Diagnostics are a renowned pathology testing laboratory & a premier institute in the country capable of providing varied diagnostic tests & facilities in the field of laboratory medicine and have established state-of-art testing facilities in Gurgaon. We are a Clinical laboratory focused on Next Generation Diagnostics for disease stratification and therapy selection. We are focused on bringing the most advanced testing techniques and expertise to India and aim to become the destination for all your high-end diagnostic needs.

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