Gut Inflammation Check
There are medical explanations and labels for many gut problems, but the big exception is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Since many gut disorders have similar symptoms to IBS, ruling out a more serious underlying gut disease such as inflammatory bowel disease is an important first step.

Markers of bowel inflammation

The symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can be very similar but they are two very different medical conditions. Historically gastroenterologists have had to use endoscopies to distinguish between the two disorders. Calprotectin tests are used to detect inflammation in the gut which may be caused by Inflammatory Bowel Disease such as Crohn's or ulcerative colitis, and thus can help distinguish between these conditions.

What we test
Calprotectin is a protein released by a type of white blood cell. When there is inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract, white blood cells move to the area and release calprotectin, resulting in an increased level in the stool.
This stool test measures:
Test instructions
Your stool test kit and all instructions are posted directly to you, and there is no need to visit a collection centre.
Mail your sample back to the lab using the prepaid envelope and packaging.
calendar-instructions instruction-kit
Results for this test available in 2 weeks from being received and will be published in your online dashboard.
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