At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To detect inflammation in the intestines; to help identify active inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); to distinguish between 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?