Parasite Screen Test - £125.00
A parasite is an organism which exploits any other live animal for nutrition. In most cases, the parasitic process causes harm to the host through the actual removal of the nutrients, or by carrying other diseases into the body. Symptoms of intestinal parasites: Diarrhoea, Nausea, vomiting, Gas, bloating, Dysentery (loose stools containing blood and mucus), Rash, itching around the anus or vulva, Stomach pain, tenderness, Feeling tired, Weight loss, Passing a worm or section of a worm, in your stool.
When you order the test we will send you the stool collection kit with comprehensive instructions for use. Samples need to be taken on 3 different days, and put into the pots provided containing a preservative. On the final day a sample is also placed into a pot without preservative, to enable us to examine the live gut fauna. The results of our investigation will be returned to you within 10 working days.