What's this test for?
The gut lining acts as a barrier to prevent entry of larger damaging molecules, foreign particles and bacteria. When the intestinal lining is damaged, it can allow larger particles, such as undigested or partially digested foods and bacteria, to enter the bloodstream. This leads to malabsorption of nutrients as they pass through into the blood stream in a way that is not good for the body. This can lead to excessive absorption of bacteria and other molecules that the intestines usually prevent from entering the blood stream.
Examples of increased gut permeability can include:
Examples of decreased gut permeability can include:
Results are normally available in 10 working days after receipt of the sample at our lab. You will receive an email and SMS once your test results are ready to be downloaded from your secure account area, where you can also simply track and manage all your health test results at any time.
We can test for a range of different allergies and health markers, using one of our home-testing kits. In this kit, you'll be able to test:
Indication of health of gut lining
Once you've got your kit, make sure to read all of the enclosed instructions - they'll make sure you easily and safely get the best sample possible.
Take your sample using the collection pots provided in the comfort of your own home.
Put your sample in the prepaid envelope provided and pop it in the post. No you can sit back and relax - we'll let you know when your results are ready.