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CDSA Level 5 Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis- Stool (Test Code 2009)

Collection Method


Turn Around Time

10-12 Business Days


Sample Report


Comprehensive Stool Test Analysis

NutriPATH offer an extensive range of gastrointestinal test profiles to assist and provide a practitioner with the flexibility in deciding the most appropriate test analyses for the patient.

The CDSA test can assist physicians to develop earlier, more effective preventive interventions, improve the timing and precision of treatments and reduce the risk of clinical relapse in certain groups of patients. It will also allow physicians to better evaluate and document the medical necessity for more invasive procedures such as colonoscopy.

The CDSA Level 5 comprises all components and markers of the CDSA Level 2 profile as well as the addition of important biochemical markers including, digestive absorption and metabolic markers. This test will also provide other bacteria detected such as candida or streptococcus. Furthermore, The CDSA level 5 profile will provide a list of prescriptive and natural agent sensitivities parasitic or bacterial organisms if they are detected for optimal choice of treatment. This test provides an excellent assessment of digestive function and is the appropriate choice for patients presenting with suboptimal gut function or is ideal for patients with sudden changes in bowel pattern, especially for those who have been traveling abroad or camping. It is recommended to add a DNA Multiplex PCR (2002) test to any CDSA level if you suspect parasites.

Test Method


VITEK 2 sensitivity testing

PCR- Poly Chain Reaction

GC/MS, Automated Chemistry, EIA

Direct Microscopic Examination, EIA

EIA, Fecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT)


Macroscopic Description
Microscopic Description
Beneficial and other Bacteria; Antibiotic/Natural agents sensitivities (bacteria & yeasts)
Yeasts; Antibiotic/Natural agents sensitivities (bacteria & yeasts)
Parasites (visual & chemical EIA detection); Antibiotic agents sensitivities

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