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    STOOL ANALYSIS

    A stool analysis is a series of tests done on a stool (feces) sample to help diagnose certain conditions affecting the digestive tract. These conditions can include infection (such as from parasites, viruses, or bacteria), poor nutrient absorption, or cancer.

     

    A stool analysis is a series of tests done on a stool (feces) sample to help diagnose certain conditions affecting the digestive tract. These conditions can include infection (such as from parasites, viruses, or bacteria), poor nutrient absorption, or cancer. These are series of stool tests used to check for digestive tract infection, viruses, bacteria, poor nutrient absorption or cancer.

    No specific patient preparation protocol required. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing this test.

    For a stool analysis, a stool sample is collected in a clean container and then sent to the laboratory. Laboratory analysis includes microscopic examination, chemical tests, and microbiologic tests. The stool will be checked for color, consistency, amount, shape, odor, and the presence of mucus. The stool may be examined for hidden (occult) blood, fat, meat fibers, bile, white blood cells, and sugars called reducing substances. The pH of the stool also may be measured. A stool culture is done to find out if bacteria may be causing an infection.

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    STOOL ANALYSIS

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    H.PYLORI ANTIGEN TEST

    Helicobacter pylori blood test that looks for antigens associated with H. pylori infection in your stool which can cause peptic ulcers. If you have antigens to H. pylori in your stomach, it means you either are currently infected or have not been successfully treated.

     

    Helicobacter pylori blood test that looks for antigens associated with H. pylori infection in your stool which can cause peptic ulcers. If you have antigens to H. pylori in your stomach, it means you either are currently infected or have not been successfully treated. A test that looks for the presence of H.pylori bacteria in your stool This test checks for antigens in stool or blood associated with H.pylori a bacteria that causes peptic ulcers . A positive results means you either are currently infected or have not been successfully treated.

    No specific patient preparation protocol required. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing this test. You need to stop using antibiotics, bismuth medicines, and proton-pump inhibitors 2 weeks before the test.

    To diagnose an active infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). Helicobacter Pylori H. Pylori is a spiral-shaped bacterium and attacks the lining of the stomach. Due to its spiral shape, it penetrates into the stomach and gets protected by the mucus. Hence, immune cells are not able to reach them. This bacterium causes serious stomach problems like peptic ulcer, gastritis and most of the stomach ulcers. Antigens are the foreign substances that induce the immune responses to produce antibodies in the human body.

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    FEACAL OCCULT BLOOD TEST

    The fecal occult blood test is a laboratory test used to check stool samples for hidden blood. If blood is detected, additional tests may be needed to determine the source of the bleeding.

     

    The fecal occult blood test is a laboratory test used to check stool samples for hidden blood. If blood is detected, additional tests may be needed to determine the source of the bleeding. Conditions include ulcers,intestinal infections that cause the inflamations, anal fissures(spilt or cracks in the lining of the anal opening) etc A test to check for the presence of blood in human stool (faeces) to detect any illness, injury or infections of the digestive canal.

    Avoid red meat, certain medications eg NSAIDS, aspirin and certain fruits and vegetables for atleast 7 days prior to the test as these could give false positive results. Avoid dental procedures atleast 3 days proir to the test.

    It is designed to evaluate stool samples for hidden (“occult”) blood, meaning blood that cannot be seen with the naked eye.

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