The Comprehensive Stool Analysis can help assess digestive tract disorders like gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, IBS, and malabsorption. The testing helps your Naturopath objectively assess the status of your individualized bacterial ecosystem, identify any opportunistic infections present, and determine the efficacy of your digestive organs.
The Comprehensive Stool Analysis (by Doctor's Data) helps us understand the status of beneficial and imbalanced commensal bacteria of the gut, including any pathogenic bacteria and yeast/fungus. Furthermore, precise identification of infectious, or pathogenic species, as well as their susceptibility to natural and pharmaceutical therapies allows your practitioner to determine specific and targeted therapies to ensure you receive the greatest benefit from treatment.
Furthermore, important information regarding the ability of your gut to digestive and absorbed nutrients is determined by fecal biomarkers for these functions.
This test is useful for:
The stool testing markers include:
If suspected, parasitology testing can also be added to this test panel.
To learn more about CSA testing, or to obtain an at home test collection kit, contact Dr. Holmberg below.
Information and photos collected and adapted from Doctors Data. Courtney Holmberg, ND does not endorse or professional affiliation with this lab company. The information provided is for general education, and is not intended to assist in diagnosing or treating a medical condition.