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DNA Stool Test | Comprehensive GI Effects (Most Popular)

 

Regular Price: $1,128.00
Your Price: $569.00



Number of Samples (choose one):
1 Day Collection
3 Day Collection (better for parasite detection; no price difference)

Campylobacter Add-on:
Campylobacter [Add $69.00]

Clostridium Difficile Add-on:
Clostridium [Add $139.00]

Escherichia Coli (E-Coli) Add-on:
E-Coli [Add $59.00]

H-Pylori Add-on:
H-Pylori [Add $139.00]

Fecal Lactoferrin Add-on:
Fecal Lactoferrin [Add $99.00]

Zonulin Add-on:
Zonulin [Add $70.00]

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Genova DNA Stool Test | GI-Effects

Gastrointestinal tract (GI tract) function is important for general health. This includes balancing beneficial bacteria in the gut to enhance health benefits. GI tract health is key in digestion, nutrient usage, and ridding the body of waste and pathogens.

Poor digestion and malabsorption can lead to immune dysfunction, nutritional deficiencies, and various disease states. Poor GI tract function can also lead to food allergies and other toxicities. The GI-Effects Metamextrix stool test uses advanced DNA technology analyze GI tract health.

Your intestinal tract contains significant amounts of bacteria, some beneficial, some neutral, and some that can be harmful. It is essential to know the bacterial balance of your GI tract, especially if you have long-standing health problems. Health-enhancing intestinal bacteria serve to prevent the overgrowth of potentially harmful bacteria in the gut.

Symptoms of an unhealthy GI tract may not always be present. This specific Metametrix stool test gives a detailed analysis of GI tract health. You and your healthcare practitioner can use the information to develop a plan to restore optimal function of the GI tract. Read more

Why should you use the Genova GI-Effects Stool Test?

  • Requires only one, single sample collection. That said, there is a 3 day collection option which is better at detecting parasites.
  • Greater accuracy due to advanced technology DNA analysis.
  • Evaluates balance of GI tract bacteria shown to contribute to weight gain.
  • If autoimmunity is a concern, the DNA stool test may point out areas of the gut that could negatively impact the immune system.
  • Identifies drug resistance genes to help determine ideal drug agents.
  • To maintain good health
  • See a Sample Report or read the Technical Information for the GI Effects DNA stool test.


Genova DNA Stool Test Includes:

  • Inflammation
    • New- Calprotectin: Distinguishes between Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).
    • New- Eosinophil Protein X (EPX): Immune inflammation marker.
  • Immune function
  • Yeast
  • Parasites
  • Bacteria
  • Pathogens
  • Drug and natural agents that respond to "bad" bacteria
  • Cancer-preventative short-chain fatty acids
  • Pancreatic function
  • Markers for digestion and absorption of nutrients
  • Sample Report
  • Kit instructions

What's Being Tested:

GOOD GUT BACTERIA (COMMENSAL)

Obligate anaerobes

Facultative anaerobes

Obligate aerobes

OPPORTUNISTIC BACTERIA

Aerobes

BAD BACTERIA (CULTURE)

YEAST/FUNGI (MYCOLOGY)

METABOLIC
PARASITOLOGY

Parasitic Protozoans

Parasitic Worms

Update: Now tests all parasites

DIGESTION AND ABSORPTION

SHORT CHAIN FATTY ACIDS (SCFA)

INFLAMMATION AND IMMUNOLOGY

ADDITIONAL TESTS (ADD-ONS- CHOOSE ABOVE)

BACTERIA DRUG SENSITIVITY TESTING



Specimen: Stool, Genova Home Test Kit (How It Works | FAQs)

Fasting: See instructions

Turnaround Time: 14-17 Business Days

Note: This kit cannot be mailed or collected in New York State.


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