A 35-year-old member asked:
how is food poisoning diagnosed?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Howard Hack answered
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Clinically: It is usually a clinical diagnosis based on the presentation. Sometimes we will get stool studies depending on the clinical circumstances.
Answered on Jan 15, 2017
Dr. Shawn Khodadadian answered
25 years experience Gastroenterology
Food poisoning: Depending on your symptoms and health history, your doctor may conduct diagnostic tests, such as a blood test, stool culture or examination for parasites, to identify the cause and confirm the diagnosis.
Answered on Oct 24, 2018
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