Purpose of Test
CDSA Level 4 with DNA PCR – code 2007
The Comprehensive stool test is ideally to identify digestive and metabolic markers together with beneficial bacteria and pathogenic microbiota in the gut. Parasite are measured in both visual and EIA technology.
DNA and PCR testing identifies 10 parasitic and bacterial organisms; Giardia, cryptoporidium, dientamoeba fragilis, entamoeba histolytica, Blastocystis Hominis, campylobacter spp, samonella spp, shignell spp, yersina enterocolitica, aeromonas spp.
Cost Price of Test: $470 incl gst (this is the wholesale cost for when working with the Reset Lab program)
What are the Test Kit collection requirements?
Test kits come with collection instructions for the patient. If you cannot ship the specimen on the day of collection, please refrigerate the sample. Specimens should be received by lab within 6 days of collection for optimal results.
Is the patient responsible for postage?
No, test kits include a pre-paid envelope
Do I need to stop taking any of my medications before I collect my stool sample
No. Please continue taking all medications as directed by your doctor, and please follow your instructions on the kit
Absorbent Material missing:
Not needed, but you can use a napkin/paper towel.
My test kit did not have a Test Requisition Form.
You should call our patient care coordinator Marissa at 905-267-8568 for a Test Requisition Form.
I spilled some of the liquid from the collection vial. What should I do?
If you only spilled a small amount, you can still use the vial. Be sure to only fill the vial to the RED fill line. If you spilled a large amount or you feel you need a new vial, please contact your clinician for a replacement vial.
Can I ship my specimen on Friday?
Yes, it is ok to ship specimens to us on Friday. The lab receives specimens 6 days a week. We only require that the specimen be received within 6 days after collection.
My clinicians signature is not on the requisition, is this required?
NO it is not required
Why hasn't the office contacted me after I submitted my payment info?
If you submitted payment info and the office has not contacted you, this is an EOB from the lab showing you how much the test would have cost had you not gone through our office with our discounted rates. The lab is required to send 3 of these invoices. These are just for your records and you do not need to make a payment.