The food residue in normal stool is the fine particles that have been digested, and starch granules and fat droplets are occasionally visible. Starch granules increase in chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic insufficiency. Fat droplets are often seen in peristalsis, diarrhea, and indigestion. The food residue of feces can be affected by factors such as the type, quantity and drug of the food.

Basic Information

Specialist classification: Digestive examination classification: feces / parasitic examination

Applicable gender: whether men and women apply fasting: not fasting

Tips: The food residue of feces can be affected by factors such as the type, quantity and medicine of the food. The doctor needs to inform the doctor about the food. Normal value

A small amount of plant cells, etc.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results:

(1) fat droplets peristalsis hyperactivity, diarrhea, pancreatic secretion dysfunction, fat malabsorption (digestive malabsorption syndrome), chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic head cancer.

(2) Animal residues:

1 muscle fiber mass meat, intestinal dysfunction, pancreatic dysfunction.

2 connective tissue pepsin deficiency.

3 elastic fibers have no clinical significance.

4 cheese coagulum is morbid.

(3) Plant residues:

1 Plant cells have too much food and indigestion.

2 starch cells chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic insufficiency.

Need to check the crowd:

Those with signs of dyspepsia.

Precautions

Note when checking:

The food residue of feces can be affected by factors such as the type, quantity and drug of the food. The doctor needs to inform the doctor about the food.

Preparation before inspection:

Because infants and young children are not easy to get enough samples at a time, if you need to collect them separately, please temporarily store the samples in the refrigerator to avoid bacterial growth.

Not suitable for people:

There is no inappropriate crowd.

Inspection process

Microscopic examination to check for the presence of fat, starch granules, muscle fibers, connective tissue and elastin, plant cells and plant fibers and amounts in the feces.

Not suitable for the crowd

No taboos.

Adverse reactions and risks

This test itself does not cause complications and harm.