Comprehensive Stool Analysis
There are two components to the Full GI Panel; the Comprehensive Stool Analysis and the Swab Culture. The Comprehensive Stool Analysis (CSA) results will be available 3-5 days after receipt of specimens. The Stool Culture results will be available 2-3 weeks after receipt of specimen. We will send out the CSA portion when it is ready and then the full report including the Swab culture findings when they are ready.
Understanding Parasites should increase your awareness of the many different types of parasitic diseases. Bio-indicators describes different bio-markers tested for and biological artifacts that are sometimes confused for parasites. Detecting Microbes about microscopic parasites, which cause majority of parasitic infections in the United States. Seasonal Prevalence of Intestinal Parasites in the United States During 2000 Large-scale population investigation and summary. Pathogenic Bacteria explains GI symptoms in the absence of parasite infections. Published in the Journal of Bacteriology and Parasitology.