Is Blood In The Stool A Symptom Of Food Poisoning?

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To diagnose the cause of your symptoms, your doctor will send a stool sample to be examined in a laboratory. Your doctor also may want to take a sample of your blood for testing. If you have some of the food that might have made you sick, ask your doctor if a sample should be tested for infectious organisms or a toxin. The sample can be cultured in a laboratory, which means it is placed on a special material that encourages organisms that may be in the sample to grow, so they can be...

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