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Gut Health & Stool Testing

Stool Testing

With the understanding that inferior digestive function and imbalanced gut flora play a critical role in the underlying cause of numerous health conditions, stool testing provides valuable information for patients and practitioners with regards to disease states [4].

Stool testing comprises a range of functional tests that provide an overview of the components of digestion, absorption intestinal function and microbial flora, as well as identifying pathogenic bacteria, parasites, and yeasts [3].

Symptoms of poor digestive function or gut dysbiosis vary dramatically, however in general a Complete Digestive Stool Analysis (CDSA) is suitable for patients presenting with symptoms such as:

Advantages of Stool Testing

 Disadvantages of Stool Testing


 1.     Nutripath – Integrative Pathology Services.  CDSA Level 4+ Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis – Stool.

 2.     The Nutrition Academy.  Applied Functional Nutrition Course. Blood, Saliva, Urine, Sensitivity and Stool Testing (Module 5).

 3. Australian Clinical Labs. Complete Digestive Stool Analysis (CDSA).

4. Darling Health.  Complete Digestive Stool Analysis (2020).,or%20any%20abnormal%20gut%20mycology.