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Ova and Parasite Stool Test “Diarrhoea Test”

Accurate diagnosis of these pathogen is critical for appropriate patient treatment. This test determines whether there are parasites present in the lower digestive tract and, if so, identifies them for diagnostic and treatment considerations. Peace of mind once the causative pathogen has been identified.   

Who is this test for?
  • This test is used to help diagnose the cause of prolonged diarrhoea.  
  • Diarrhoea is the most common symptom, others can include: abdominal cramps, foul-smelling flatulence and belching, nausea (feeling sick), bloating, indigestion, extreme tiredness, loss of appetite and weight loss.
How the test works?
  • It uses a small sample of stool to look for evidence of common parasites.
What is being measured?
  • This exam determines whether there are parasites present in the lower digestive tract
Specimen requirements?
  • Stool sample
Special instructions?
  • See instruction inside test kit for details.  
Turnaround Time?
  • 2 working days after receipt of sample


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Price includes

  • ~ Stool sample kit which contains one faecal collection paper, One collection tube with spoon, one Specimen safe mailing pack, one labelled mailing envelope & Instructions for use
  • ~ Postage & packaging: special pre-paid packaging is provided to return your sample safely, by post, to our laboratory for testing
  • ~ Cost of laboratory Analysis
  • ~ Medical questionnaire: a medical history questionnaire helps our doctors when explaining the abnormal result
  • ~ Interpretation of results: abnormal result will be commented and relevant advice given by one of our experienced GPs or specialists
  • ~ Copy of laboratory result: results will be sent by email. If required, we will also send you a hard copy by post.
  • ~ Complementary Clinical Support: Free online access to our experienced UK registered doctors if required.