• STOOL ANALYSIS

     

    These are series of stool tests used to check for digestive tract infection, viruses, bacteria, poor nutrient absorption or cancer.

    No specific patient preparation protocol required. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing this test.

    For a stool analysis, a stool sample is collected in a clean container and then sent to the laboratory. Laboratory analysis includes microscopic examination, chemical tests, and microbiologic tests. The stool will be checked for color, consistency, amount, shape, odor, and the presence of mucus. The stool may be examined for hidden (occult) blood, fat, meat fibers, bile, white blood cells, and sugars called reducing substances. The pH of the stool also may be measured. A stool culture is done to find out if bacteria may be causing an infection.

    STOOL ANALYSIS

    15,000UGX
  • H.PYLORI ANTIGEN TEST

     

    This test checks for antigens in stool or blood associated with H.pylori a bacteria that causes peptic ulcers . A positive results means you either are currently infected or have not been successfully treated.

    No specific patient preparation protocol required. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing this test. You need to stop using antibiotics, bismuth medicines, and proton-pump inhibitors 2 weeks before the test.

    To diagnose an active infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). Helicobacter Pylori H. Pylori is a spiral-shaped bacterium and attacks the lining of the stomach. Due to its spiral shape, it penetrates into the stomach and gets protected by the mucus. Hence, immune cells are not able to reach them. This bacterium causes serious stomach problems like peptic ulcer, gastritis and most of the stomach ulcers. Antigens are the foreign substances that induce the immune responses to produce antibodies in the human body.

  • H.PYLORI ANTIBODY TEST

     

    This blood test checks for antibodies to H.pylori a bacteria that causes peptic ulcers. A positive results means you either are currently infected or have been infected in the past.

    No specific patient preparation protocol required. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing this test.

    To diagnose an infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). Helicobacter Pylori H. Pylori is a spiral-shaped bacterium and attack the lining of the stomach. Due to its spiral shape, it penetrates into the stomach and gets protected by the mucus. Hence, immune cells are not able to reach them. This bacteria cause serious stomach problems like peptic ulcer, gastritis and most of the stomach ulcers. Antigens are the foreign substances that induce the immune responses to produce antibodies in the human body.

  • Rota Virus

    The rotavirus test is a stool test used to diagnose a rotavirus infection which causes vomiting and diarrhoea especially in children.

    No specific patient preparation protocol required. Inform the doctor if you are on any medications, have any allergies or underlying medical conditions before this test.

    Rotavirus is a viral organism that affects the intestines and causes vomiting and diarrhea. This infection is especially common in young children, but it can affect adults, too. A rotavirus infection causes a condition called viral gastroenteritis. Rotavirus passes easily from person to person. It can also be picked up by touching a surface contaminated by someone with rotavirus. Sharing food or drink with an infected person can also spread it. Most people don’t need treatment for rotavirus, but it’s still important to diagnose the infection and watch for signs of dehydration.

    Rota Virus

    35,000UGX
  • FEACAL OCCULT BLOOD TEST

     

    A test to check for the presence of blood in human stool (faeces) to detect any illness, injury or infections of the digestive canal.

    Avoid red meat, certain medications eg NSAIDS, aspirin and certain fruits and vegetables for atleast 7 days prior to the test as these could give false positive results. Avoid dental procedures atleast 3 days proir to the test.

    It is designed to evaluate stool samples for hidden (“occult”) blood, meaning blood that cannot be seen with the naked eye.

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