Gastrointestinal Health Panel

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GI Health Panel

The GI Health Panel™ is a non-invasive screen of the gastro-intestinal tract and its function. It includes at least 15-22 individual but related tests. Stool and saliva samples are submitted by the patient after home collection.

To insure high sensitivity and specifity of pathogenic organism detection, Diagnos-Techs employs a variety of methods in the GI Health Panel™ tests. These tests utilize proven biochemical and state of the art immunological and other methods. The panel includes:

  • Pathogen screening: multiple bacteria, fungi, yeast, worms and various parasites. 
  • Levels of beneficial bacteria
  • H.pylori detection
  • Digestion related screens: enzyme levels and immunochemical markers for intolerance to common offending foods such as gluten, dairy, soy and eggs. 
  • Intestinal function markers to evaluate irritation and inflammation; markers indicate overall status of gut immunity and integrity, i.e. occult blood, etc.

Common applications of this panel

Individuals with chronic and vague GI symptoms including:

  • Frequent bloating
  • Gas
  • Cramping
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Food intolerances
  • Change in weight
  • Frequent travel within US and/or overseas
  • Frequent eating outside the home

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Essential Health is dedicated to providing professional, safe and effective complementary health care through the use of research and evidence based on natural medicine therapies.

 

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    11857 223rd Street
    Maple Ridge, BC, V2X 5Y3
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