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Stool Collection: Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Ovum and Parasitic Infection

Lab testing is done on stool to detect bacterial, parasitic and viral infections.

Stool can also be tested for blood. This enables the doctor to appropriately treat your child's illness. This test looks for eggs (ova) and parasites in the stool.

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Preparing for a Stool Test

Last Updated: 10/2012