Guide to Testing - Stool Test

Who might benefit from a stool test?

Digestive complaints are among the most common reasons that patients seek help from a health professional. A stool test can help the practitioner to pinpoint imbalances, provide clues about current symptoms, and warn of potential problems should imbalances progress. 

A patient suffering with numerous GI issues, including any of the following, may benefit from a stool analysis:

 Indigestion 
 Constipation 
 Diarrhoea
 Gas and bloating 
 Infection 
 Dysbiosis 
 Abdominal pain
 Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

This guide aims to help you select appropriate nutritional supplements to support your patient’s gastrointestinal function according to the results of their stool test, and should be used in conjunction with the Interpretive Guidelines provided for the test.

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