What is the role of stool testing in the diagnosis of erythema nodosum (EN)?

Updated: May 11, 2020
  • Author: Jeanette L Hebel, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Order stool examination, since along with the appropriate history of gastrointestinal complaints, a stool examination can exclude infection by Yersinia, Salmonella, and Campylobacter organisms.

Order blood cultures according to preliminary indications and findings.


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