Clinical microbiology plays a crucial role in individual and community health. Because most microbes living on or within the body are beneficial, distinguishing those that are disease-producing is critical. Through specimens collected from a variety of body sites and the use of advanced assays and technology, this test determines what microorganisms are present and which may be causing infection. This painstaking approach can help you select the most appropriate antimicrobial therapy and the comprehensive nature of the testing represents real value for your patients and practice. This test can now identify over 1400 species of gastrointestinal organisms, including 170 yeast and fungal species.
WHAT IS THE TEST RECOMMENDED FOR?
The diagnosis and treatment of dysbiosis and yeast overgrowth.
Various antifungal drugs or supplements, as identified by the test results Dietary recommendations
Stool: 5 mL stool is the absolute minimum. Do not discontinue any medications without first consulting your physician.