This stool test is a test to see if there are harmful bacteria, yeast, viruses or parasites in the stool and in the gut. This test is ideal for people with sudden changes in bowel pattern, especially those who have been traveling abroad, been ill for awhile, have been camping, or may have had exposure to untreated water. It is also ideal for people with unexplained bowel or gut symptoms.
Gut Pathogens Only Stool Test (bacteria, parasites, yeast, viruses)
Our lab’s proprietary microchip technology allows for simultaneous detection of DNA from almost 200 species and genera of microorganisms from a one-time collection of stool sample.
This stool test kit is the most comprehensive gut microbiome test available on the market as it including over 170 species 349and genus-level measurements, as well as phylum assessments and two diversity indexes. We also provide recommendations for 35 commonly used probiotic products that may be appropriate based on risks determined by lab test results. Vibrant’s proprietary microchip technology allows for simultaneous detection of DNA from almost 200 species and genera of microorganisms from a one-time collection of stool sample.
Parasites can be the missing link to many chronic health challenges. These can include GI challenges and neurological and metabolic / endocrine. Some parasites can cause the host to feel symptoms of malabsorption even if they are eating a healthy diet. Some people lose weight and others gain weight when there is a parasite.
Parasitic conditions can happen to anyone….. not just people that travel to distant lands or tropical islands. Reasons can include contaminated water, daycare centers, increased travel anywhere, pets, eating uncooked foods like sushi, overuse of antibiotics , buffets, and more,
Common symptoms of a parasite infection can be different for everyone. These can include: loose stools / diarrhea, constipation, bloating, IBS symptoms, anemia, increased food reactions, skin eruptions, anxiety, trouble sleeping, hunger, malabsorption, fatigue, immune challenges…
Yeast in the gut can cause symptoms throughout the body. Studies have linked candida to skin eruptions, bloating, gas, stomach pain, weight gain, chronic fatigue syndrome and more.
Virus’s tested in the stool: Some of the symptoms linked to these maybe fatigue, blood or water stools, constipation, muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, headaches, low grade fever …
- Adenovirus F40/41
- Rotavirus A
- Norovirus GI
- Norovirus GII
- Sapovirus I
- Sapovirus II
- Sapovirus IV
- Sapovirus V
- Epstein Barr virus
ONE Stool Collection …… MANY Answers !
Each test result comes with a personalized protocol for you to help you improve the health of your gut and your body.