Gastrointestinal Microbial Assay Plus
(GI MAP TEST)
We’re not just what we eat, but we're what we DIGEST, ABSORB, ASSIMILATE & EXCRETE
Did you know that almost 80% of your immune system is in your gut? Digestive health is at the root of most issues and getting this right is the first step in living healthy balanced life.
Gastrointestinal Microbial Assay Plus (GI MAP TEST) is a comprehensive gut test to uncover gut health imbalances. The test is the comprehensive stool analysis to include the DNA and PCR (Polymerase chain reaction) assay for GI pathogens performed on stool. The pathogens targets include bacteria, parasites, and viruses. This technique also allow for the measurement of antibiotic resistance genes and virulence factors that contribute to pathogenicity.
Our Gut is a big Ecosystem and there are more than 100 trillion microbial cells. And these bugs control digestion, metabolism, inflammation and risk of cancer. At the same time, these bugs also sustain our body and produce vitamins and beneficial nutrients to establish a balanced ecosystem. With the current epidemic of Digestive Illness, We take a functional medicine approach to digestive and systemic health issues. If Gut health is compromised, our cells lose their capacity to function fully.
Gut Related Conditions
Burping or flatulence
Indigestion / reflux / GERD
Discomfort or pain after certain foods
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Irregular bowels or constipation / diarrhoea / alternating
Candida – fungal or yeast overgrowth
Leaky gut syndrome / intestinal permeability
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
There are unrelated symptoms linked to Digestive imbalances:
Exhaustion & adrenal fatigue
Mood swings & depression
Skin rashes, poor skin, psoriasis or acne
Weight gain or weight loss resistance
Migraines & headaches
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