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are there any test to know you have food poisoning

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for Food poisoning include:: Amylase, Basic metabolic panel, Biopsy, Blood culture, Complete blood count, Hepatitis A IgM, Lipase, Liver function test, Stool culture, Stool ova ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
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Generally 1-2 days: Some of the tests can be done quickly such as assays for toxins or antigens. But many cases are caused by ingestion of bacteria and those have to gro ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Food poisoning: Examining the stools for ova and parasites and stool culture.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure of question: I don't understand your question. Are you asking who orders blood or stool tests for infections that may cause food poisoning? If so, that's doctors ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
What is the question: You went to an emergency room for some illness and expected to be diagnosed without testing? You are lucky you were only charged $3, 000. It could h ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Stool Samples: Stool samples.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
High: neutrophils with low lymphocytes is seen in bacterial infections and in some EARLY viral infections. It seems to me that your specific problem involve ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on the type: Of poisoning. Common symptoms are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and may be fever.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Spoiled food: Food poisoning generally refers to bacterial toxins produced in spoiled food. Usually things like egg based products left in the warm sun too long ca ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Food Poisoning: Food poisoning can be caused by bacteria (E.coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Shigells, Staphylococcus Aureus, C. botulinum, Clostridium perfingens, V. ch ... Read More
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