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Gut Health Tests

Yeast Detection

Our Tests Gut Health Assessment Stool Test: Yeast Culture Description/Background Information While the human microbiota is made up mostly of bacterial species, everybody carries some fungal species too — a much smaller component of the microbiota, separately referred...

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Celiac Disease

Our Tests Gut Health Assessment Description/Background Information Celiac disease (CD), or gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is an autoimmune disorder characterized by chronic inflammation of the small-intestinal mucosa in response to ingested gluten (the storage protein...

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Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Our Tests Gut Health AssessmentDescription/Background Information Fecal occult blood is defined as the blood contained in feces that is hidden or not visibly apparent. It can be a late symptom of inflammatory mucosal damage to the intestine from multiple potential...

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Intestinal Permeability

Our Tests Gut Health Assessment Description/Background Information Zonulin – the “GateKeeper” of Intestinal Permeability The intestinal wall—the single-cell-thick layer of epithelial cells lining the inside of the gut—is the largest barrier between the human body and...

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Digestion/Absorption Nutrition

Our Tests Gut Health Assessment Stool Tests: Pancreatic Elastase Description/Background Information A healthy pancreas is vitally important for digestion of our food and absorption of nutrients. After a meal, hormonal and neural signals stimulate the production of...

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Gut Inflammation

Our Tests Gut Health AssessmentStool Tests: CalprotectinDescription/Background Information Calprotectin is a small calcium- and zinc-binding protein that derives mainly from neutrophils, constituting 60% of the cytosolic protein.1 Active inflammation in the gut that...

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Intestinal Dysbiosis

Our Tests Intestinal DysbiosisFirmicutes/ Bacteroidetes Ratio Description/Background Information A healthy gut microbiota is vital to our wellbeing—it helps to establish and maintain our immune system, fend off opportunistic pathogens, extract nutrients and energy...

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Gastrointestinal Pathogens

Our Tests Gut Health Assessment The Gastrointestinal (GI) Pathogen Test is a new multiplex molecular diagnostic assay to simultaneously detect and identify 22 bacterial, viral, and parasitic pathogens that are responsible for the vast majority of infectious...

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