Tests and diagnosis

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Diarrhea and bloody diarrhea can result from a number of diseases. Confirming shigellosis involves taking a sample of your stool to be tested in a laboratory for the presence of shigella bacteria or their toxins.

Aug. 24, 2012

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