Intestinal dysbiosis – MSA test
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Intestinal dysbiosis – MSA test

The intestinal microflora can be considered as a postnatally acquired organ. Composed of a large diversity of bacterial cells, it has different functions for the host.The microflora has a significant role in gut maturation, gut integrity, prevention of pathogenic and opportunistic bacterial colonization,… It modulates the immune system as well. The mocroflora is also involved in vitamin synthesis, production of short chain fatty acids, metabolism of carcinogenic substances.

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Test Sampling Instructions

Description

Although the intestinal flora is quite stable over time, a number of factors can disturb the normal balance and thus lead to intestinal dysbiosis.

The microbiome contributes to the processing and metabolization of food:

  • digestion and absorption of nutrients
  • sugar metabolism
  • synthesis of short chain fatty acids (eg, synth. of butyrate by Faecalibacterium, Roseburia… is important for colon health… but gives a lot of energy -> obesity)
  • synthesis of amino acids and vitamins (vit B12, vit B9, vit K)
  • detoxification of pollutants and toxic

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Data sheet
Do I need to prepay the test before receiving the kit?

No, we will send you an invoice once we receive your sample. All payment instructions are listed on the invoice. You can pay by wire transfer or credit card (VISA or Mastercard only). Please kindly note that checks are no longer accepted. The analysis report will be released only if the tests are paid.

What is the turnaround time for the tests?

Testing turnaround time is assay-dependent. Some results are available in 48h (like CD57 count, Phagotest, etc.), while some others need more time (like PCRs with sequencing confirmation). The results of analyses are delivered maximum 6 weeks after sample reception.

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