What are the tests for dysentery?

Stool examination. There are multiple causes of dysentery. The presence of dysentery can be determined by naked eye examination of stools. The cause of dysentery requires microscopic examination of stools for parasites, such as e histolytica, culture for bacteria and tests for inflammatory bowel disease.

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What are the tests for bacterial dysentery?

Culture and toxin. Stool is tested by culture and for the presence of toxins, e.g.C diff toxin. Read more...