What is a stool culture test?

What is a stool culture test?

In this video, Dr. Narendra Saini, MBBS, MD, Internal / General Medicine, will discuss about the stool culture test in this video. Stool culture is not done routinely, only in certain conditions such as Salmonella, Shigella, etc. Also, stool culture is done in rice-watery stool, mucus in stools or blood in stools. The stool culture is collected in a sterile container and doesn’t require full container. A small teaspoon is efficient for testing. The reports of the stool culture are available in 48 – 72 hours.

Dr. Narendra Saini

MBBS - University College of Medical Sciences Delhi MD - Lady Harding Medical College, Delhi Expertise in Treatment of Conditions - Type 1 Diabetes Treatment, Geriatric Medicine, Blood Pressure Management. He has been awarded by for his distinguish services - American Association & British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAIPO) Services offered/Procedures performed Critical Care Medicine, Rheumatology, Infectious Disease Treatment, Thyroid Disorder Treatment, Sport and Exercise Medicine.

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