Medical Tests: Stool tests


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Introduction: Although not a popular test with people, the collection and analysis of stool can help diagnose various conditions. Most such conditions are related to the digestive or rectal area. For example, blood in stool can indicate a variety of conditions.

Infant stool tests: Stool can usually be easily collected from an infant's diaper.


Condition count: 17; see list of conditions below.
Test Subtypes: fecal occult blood test (2)
Tests: all tests

Conditions list: The following list of conditions have 'Stool tests' or similar listed as a test in our database:

A

  • Amebic dysentery ... stool tests
  • Ascariasis ... worm larvae in stool, worm eggs in stool

    C

  • Colitis ... stool tests
  • Colorectal cancer ... Fecal occult blood test (FOBT)
  • Crohn's disease ... stool sample analysis

    D

  • Diarrhea ... Stool culture
  • Diverticular Disease ... stool analysis

    G

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding ... stool tests

    H

  • Hookworm ... worm eggs in stool

    I

  • Irritable bowel syndrome ... stool sample

    L

  • Lactose Intolerance ... stool acidity test

    P

  • Pancreatic cancer ... stool tests

    R

  • Reiterís syndrome ... stool tests

    S

  • Stomach cancer ... Fecal occult blood test
  • Strongyloidiasis ... worm larvae in stool

    T

  • Typhoid fever ... stool culture

    W

  • Whipworm ... worm eggs in stool


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