A 38-year-old member asked:
where can we have a stool test done to check for worms?
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Dr. Charles Cattano answered
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Call your doctor: Depending upon the doctor's suspicion, based on your exposure risks and symptoms, your stool culture may look for salmonella, shigella, campylobacter, yersinia, and sometimes pathogenic e.Coli, additionally, stool can be checked for clostridium difficile, giardia, parasites, opportunistic pathogens, and signs of malabsorption, maldigestion, added substances.
Answered on May 10, 2012
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