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Parasite PCR Check
£140
Some gut problems can be a consequence of an undetected gut infection. A significant number of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) cases could actually be due to undiagnosed gut parasites.
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Technology has improved dramatically

Technology for detecting parasites and other pathogens has improved dramatically since 2013. This PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test looks for the genetic fingerprint of a wide range of pathogens. This is a far more sensitive test than the old fashioned technique of looking through a microscope.

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There are many possibilites of where these parasites may come from including:

  • contaminated waterways or swimming pools
  • eating uncooked or unwashed contaminated fruit and vegetables
  • bathroom fixtures
  • nappy changing tables
  • sexual contact The use of drugs to lower stomach acid is also believed to increase the risk of a gut parasite.
What we test
PCR Test - Viruses
Technology for detecting parasites and other pathogens has improved dramatically since 2013. This PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test looks for the genetic fingerprint of a wide range of pathogens. This is a far more sensitive test than the old fashioned technique of looking through a microscope.
This faecal multiplex PCR test detects the following pathogenic viruses:
PCR Test - Bacteria
Technology for detecting parasites and other pathogens has improved dramatically since 2013. This PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test looks for the genetic fingerprint of a wide range of pathogens. This is a far more sensitive test than the old fashioned technique of looking through a microscope.
This faecal multiplex PCR test detects the following pathogenic bacteria:
PCR Test - Parasites
Technology for detecting parasites and other pathogens has improved dramatically since 2013. This PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test looks for the genetic fingerprint of a wide range of pathogens. This is a far more sensitive test than the old fashioned technique of looking through a microscope.
This faecal multiplex PCR test detects the following parasites:
Test instructions
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Your stool test kit and all instructions are posted directly to you, and there is no need to visit a collection centre.
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Mail your sample back to the lab using the prepaid envelope and packaging.
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Results for this test available in 2 weeks and will be published in your online dashboard.
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for £140
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