This is just a basic assessment of the intestinal ecology through stool culture techniques which include comprehensive bacteriology and yeast cultures to identify the presence of beneficial flora, imbalanced flora, and dysbiotic flora. Sensitivities to a variety of prescriptive and natural agents are provided when pathogenic bacteria and yeast are cultured.
Fasting Required: No
Special Instructions: Ship to lab Monday-Thursday only.
If you are taking antifungal or antibiotic medications, please finish the course of medication, and then wait three days before starting this collection. Please refrain from taking digestive enzymes, antacids, and aspirin for two days prior to and during the specimen collection, unless otherwise instructed by your physician.
Results: 10-14 Business Days[/twocol_one_last]