Gastrointestinal Function

Why Use Targeted Gastrointestinal Function Testing?

blue-box-retouchedProper Gastrointestinal function is critical for good health. The intestinal tract contains significant amounts of bacteria, which, when imbalanced, scientific literature has associated with a wide variety of common illnesses including:

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Additionally, balancing gut microbiota is key for improving core gastrointestinal functions, such as digestion and absorption of nutrients, as well as metabolic functions. Poor digestion and malabsorption may impact immune function, optimum nutritional status, and mood.

GI tests offer a comprehensive view of the function of the gastrointestinal tract including assessment of inflammation, insufficiency and infection. Prices Vary – Please Call To Inquire: 250.954.2273

Gastrointestinal and Immunology Profiles (Available Test Kits):

GI Effects® Comprehensive Profile – Stool

GI Effects® Microbial Ecology Profile – Stool

CDSA (Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis)™ – Stool

CDSA/P (Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis with Parasitology)™ – Stool

CDSA 2.0™ w/o Parasitology – Stool

CDSA/P 2.0™ with Parasitology – Stool

Microbiology Analysis – Stool

Yeast Culture with KOH prep – Stool

Candida Intensive Culture Serum/Stool

Parasitology Stool 

  • Add-On EIA procedure (Giardia or Crypto.) Stool

Comprehensive Parasitology Profile (CP) – Stool

Intestinal Permeability Assessment Urine

Bacterial Overgrowth of the Small Intestine – Breath  

Lactose Intolerance – Breath

Gut Immunology – Stool

Additional Add-On Markers for Specific Stool Tests Listed Above:
Campylobacter
Clostridium difficile
Escherichia coli EIA
Helicobacter pylori EIA
Fecal Lactoferrin
Bile Acids
Calprotectin
Campylobacter & Shiga-like Toxin by EIA
Chymotrypsin EIA
Clostridium difficile EIA
Cryptosporidium EIA
Fecal Fats
Giardia lamblia EIA
Helicobacter pylori
Macroscopic Examination for Worms
MIC Sensitivities, Yeast or Bacteria
Culture, Yeast Culture, Candida Intensive Culture, Vaginosis Profile
Occult Blood
Pancreatic Elastase
Short Chain Fatty Acids Distribution

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