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DiagnosTechs Gastrointestinal Health Panels measure the overall health and function of the gastrointestinal tract noninvasively with up to 22 separate diagnostic and screening tests of stool and saliva samples.

DiagnosTechs Gastrointestinal Health Panels address:

  • Pathogen screening for bacteria, yeast, and various parasites.
  • Digestion-related screens for enzyme levels and immunochemical markers for sensitivity to common offending foods.
  • Intestinal function markers to evaluate irritation and inflammation; markers indicate the overall status of gut immunity and integrity, such as occult blood.

The GI Health Panels may be helpful for patients with:

  • Chronic or vague abdominal pain or discomfort
  • Gas or bloating
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea or loose stools
  • Abdominal cramping
  • Heartburn or GERD
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Changes in bowel habits
  • Suspected or known malabsorption issues
  • Chronic skin conditions
  • Excessive eating or anorexia
  • Chronic fatigue

Our Gastrointestinal Health Panel (GI-1) Includes:

  • Ova and parasites, two samples, pooled**
  • Stool culture for yeast**
  • Bacterial stool culture, enteric pathogens, including Campylobacter antigen and Shiga toxin**
  • C. difficile toxins A & B**
  • Giardia lamblia antigen**
  • Cryptosporidium antigen**
  • Total intestinal sIgA**
  • Lysozyme**
  • Alpha 1-antichymotrypsin**
  • Chymotrypsin**
  • Occult blood**
  • Fecal pH**
  • Helicobacter pylori Ab (IgG)*
  • Entamoeba histolytica Ab (sIgA)*
  • Gluten (gliadin) Ab (sIgA)*

* Saliva   ** Stool

Our Expanded Gastrointestinal Health Panel (GI-02) Includes all GI-1 tests plus:

  • Toxoplasma gondii Ab (sIgA)*
  • Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm) Ab (sIgA)*
  • Trichinella spiralis Ab (sIgA)*
  • Taenia solium (tapeworm) Ab (sIgA)*
  • Milk (casein) Ab (sIgA)*
  • Soy (protein) Ab (sIgA)*
  • Egg (ovalbumin) Ab (sIgA)*

* Saliva   ** Stool

For more information:

DiagnosTechs Gastrointestinal Health Panel-Includes consult fee to review result

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