Stool Charts

We use stool charts to help consistently describe stool.

Other characteristics to consider include:

  • Color
  • Odor
  • Frequency
  • Floating vs. sinking
  • Mucus
  • Undigested food

There are charts for adults and diapered infants. The two we use in our practice are:

Cabot Health, Bristol Stool Chart
Gustin, J. et al. (2018).