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