Comprenhensive Stool Analysis
This profile will cover the patient’s ability to digest, metabolise and absorb nutrients as well as reporting all bacteria(beneficial, imbalanced and pathogenic) and all yeasts. This profile is commonly used to monitor treatment protocols used to improve digestion, absorption and inflammatory conditions.
Bacteriology Culture: Beneficial flora, Bifidobacter, E.Coli, Lactobacillus, Imbalances, Dysbiotic flora.
Mycology Culture: Normal flora, Dysbiotic flora.
Microbial Sensitivities: Prescriptive: Augmentin, Cefpodoxime, Cefuorxime, Ciprofloxacin, Tetracycline, Trimeth-Sulphur.
Natural: Berberine, Black Walnut, Caprylic Acid, Cats Claw, Goldenseal, Oregano, Uva Ursi, Mastic Gum.
Digestive: Intestinal Health Markers, RBC, WBC, Mucus, pH, Occult blood.
Digestive Markers: Chymotrypsin, Triglycerides, Muscle Fibres, Vegetable Fibres.
Short Chain Fatty Acids: Acetate, Propionate, Butyrate, Valerate, n-Butyrate Concentration
Absorption Parameters: Cholesterol, Carbohydrates, Steatocrit.
Inflammatory Markers: Lysozyme, Lactoferrin.
Immunology Markers: Faecal sIgA
Stool testing can be a useful diagnostic test
- Symptoms of chronic infection
- Digestive disorders such as peptic ulcers, constipation and diarrhoea
- Colon cancer risk
- Chronic fatigue
- Intestinal infections, bacteria, yeasts
- Gastrointestinal disorders: ulcers, Crohn’s disease and
- Coeliac disease
- Irritable bowel syndrome
How does the test work?
- Allow minimum 72 hours between anti-fungal/antibiotic medication, and performing the test. No digestive enzymes, antacids and aspirin recommended during the test.
- 2- 4 x stool samples