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Stool Culture and Sensitivity

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The cultured stool test detects infectious bacteria in the digestive tract and diagnoses stomach issues. This test distinguishes between healthy and infectious gut flora. If you have stomach pain, diarrhea, blood in stool, nausea, and fever, it is advised.

Infectious microorganisms enter the body through contaminated food and water or drug side effects that destroy good microbes and promote the growth of infectious bacteria.

Immediately treatable following diagnosis. If neglected, significant fluid loss may necessitate hospitalization. 

Why done? 

The stool culture test is performed as follows:

  • If your doctor suspects you of having a stomach infection.
  • If you have persistent diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, or fever,
  • If you experience severe symptoms like dehydration.

Procedure

The lab technician will provide details. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

  • No preparation is needed.

Required documents for Stool Culture and Sensitivity test

  • Doctor prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After care

No care is required.

Cost of Stool Culture and Sensitivity Test in Delhi

The Stool Culture and Sensitivity Test cost varies INR 500 to INR 2800 by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.

Test Type Stool Culture and Sensitivity
Includes

Stool Sample Culture Test (Gastroenterology)

Preparation
Reporting

Within 24 hours*

Test Price ₹ 700 ₹ 1400
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ

A stool culture is generally done to find cause of the different symptoms. It will also help in explaining the symptoms such as severe or the bloody diarrhea or if there is increased amount of gas. It can also help find the cause of nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, bloating, belly pain and cramping, and fever.

  • It is better to wear any protective safety glasses, the gloves and the laboratory coat when you are processing the specimens.
  • Use of the biological safety cabinets as in when it is needed.
  • Do not eat, drink, or smoke, do not apply cosmetics or even manipulate the contact lenses in the work area.

A stool culture is generally done to find cause of the different symptoms. It will also help in explaining the symptoms such as severe or the bloody diarrhea or if there is increased amount of gas. It can also help find the cause of nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, bloating, belly pain and cramping, and fever.

The stool test helps in examining the sample of feces in the designated laboratory. There are also different types of the stool tests, which would be required for checking for the following:

  • Bowel Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Infections
  • Other Health Conditions

Most of the people with your gastroenteritis do not need any of the tests, but sometimes the doctor would also refer you for a stool culture.

The Stool culture was seen to have a sensitivity of 33.3% (7/21) and about 97.4% (38/39) specific for the detection and presence of V cholera, when the PCR was considered as your gold standard.

The Doctors could order the bacteria stool culture and look for an illness-causing bacteria such as:

  • Yersinia
  • Shigella
  • Salmonella
  • E. Coli
  • Campylobacter

You would have to secure your lid on the container(s), and then you could place them in a resealable bag. Bring stool specimen to the Laboratory Service Center as soon as it is possible. If one cannot bring it right away, some of the specimens may need to be then refrigerated or even frozen.

There are usually no risks associated with the fecal culture test. However, if the stool sample might contain infectious pathogens that you can could spread to the others. Be also sure to wash the hands thoroughly with an antibacterial soap after collecting your sample.

The Stool that comes in range of the colors. All the shades of brown and even the green are considered normal. Only the rarely does your stool color indicates a potentially serious intestinal condition. The Stool color is also generally influenced by what amount of the bile, yellow-green fluid that also digests fats in the stool.

Normal stool color is brown. This is also due to presence of the bile in stool. The Normal stool color that could range from light yellow to brown to almost black. If stool is also red, maroon, black, clay-colored, pale, yellow, or even green this could signify a problem.

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