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If you are being tested for food poisoning - how long does it take for the tests to be done?
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Dr. Robert Stuart
Family Medicine
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In brief: 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 grow in a culture to be identified.

In brief: 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 grow in a culture to be identified.
Dr. Robert Stuart
Dr. Robert Stuart
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