This test detects blood in the stool that cannot be seen.
This test detects a bacterial infection of the intestine, such as salmonella or shigella.
Clostridium difficile (C. diff)
This test detects specific bacteria in the colon which can cause diarrhea.
H. Pylori Stool Antigen
This test detects a bacteria that can infect the stomach and cause ulcers.
Diseases or Conditions
Your child's pediatric gastroenterologist may use a stool test to help diagnose the following gastrointestinal problems.