Gastrointestinal 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.

Logic of testing

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:

A. Pathogen screening: bacteria, fungi, yeast, and various parasites.
B. Digestion related screens: enzyme levels and immunochemical markers for intolerance to common offending foods.
C. 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