How is food poisoning diagnosed?

Clinically. It is usually a clinical diagnosis based on the presentation. Sometimes we will get stool studies depending on the clinical circumstances.
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.

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How does a doctor diagnose food poisoning or stomach flu?

Food poisoning. Based on your symptoms and history both are usually treated with management of symptoms and hydration. Read more...
Symptoms. It is often obvious by the history and the symptoms. The flu usually lasts longer. Food poisoning is usually short lived. Both need rest and hydration. Read more...