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Question :
Posted On : 10 Mar 2024
What is the indication of doing a stool test for diarrhea in children? What is its importance? What is the exact time when it should be performed?
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Expert Answer :
It helps to distinguish dysentery, identify parasites, and look for lactose intolerance.
Answer Discussion :
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Aishwarya Pm
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persistent diarrhoea, chronic diarrhoea, immunocompromised children, dysentery
1 month ago
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Gladys Yonah
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persistent or bloody diarrhea
1 month ago
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Suman Dhamala
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Stool culture tests confirm the presence of different infections causing bacteria in intestine
1 month ago
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Sharada Sarah Adolph
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It should be done for every episode of diarrhea to ensure appropriate therapy and avoid indiscriminate use of antibiotics.
1 month ago
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P.m. Suresh
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Chronic, Persistent diarrhea, Dusentery
1 month ago




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