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At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To detect inflammation in the intestines; to distinguish between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and non-inflammatory bowel conditions; to monitor IBD activity
When to Get Tested?
When you have bloody or watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, with or without fever, lasting more than a few days
A stool sample collected in a clean container
Test Preparation Needed?