Stool examination in the BIOMES-laboratory

A laboratory stool test provides you with valuable information about your intestinal dwellers and whether they completely fulfil their important tasks. You decide for yourself whether you want to order a stool test from our laboratory privately: a visit to the doctor is not necessary.

You're under the impression that your bowel is missing something and it's not up to scratch? Then with the help of BIOMES take a close look at your intestinal bacteria and find out how you can help your bowel.
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Private stool examination: Why?

You wonder why you should order a stool test from a private laboratory - and pay for it yourself?

  • because we provide you with a comprehensive analysis of your intestinal bacteria - and can draw many conclusions from it, namely on your digestion, your immune system or a possible tendency to intolerances.
  • because our test according to latest scientific standards 1 shows what is out of balance in your intestine.
  • because with our individual recommendations you can sustainably improve your well-being on the basis of your test result.
It is not always a serious illness that leads to discomfort in the intestine - and beyond. Because our intestine is responsible for the well-being of the whole body. Also a weakened immune system, lack of vitamins, food intolerances or allergies can lead to an unbalanced intestinal flora.

Procedure of stool examination in the BIOMES-laboratory

The laboratory stool test at BIOMES is carried out according to the latest biotechnological standards. By DNA analysis through the so-called High throughput sequencing (HTS) we can determine any microorganisms in your intestine with the greatest possible accuracy. We also evaluate their number and your digestion in general - for example, how you can benefit from vitamins, calories and fats.

The most important about our test:

  • You take the sample yourself by wiping it off the toilet paper with a cotton swab.
  • The procedure requires only a small amount of stool.
  • The liquid in the sample vessel keeps the intestinal bacteria alive without cooling.
  • All you need for the test will be sent to you by mail.
  • The stool diagnosis in the laboratory takes about two to three weeks.
  • Then you can view the results in your personal dashboard in a clear and comprehensive way.

Tips for sample collection

Basically, your part in the stool examination - taking the stool sample - is child's play. However, there are a few tips you can follow:

  • you want to get to the bottom of concrete complaints? Then take the stool sample at a time when the symptoms occur.
  • you want to have a picture of your bowel in normal condition? Choose a normal day for sampling where you have eaten normally, are not abnormally stressed and no party night is behind you.
  • about 75 % of your intestinal flora is stable. So you can't do too much wrong if you choose the time of your stool sample.
  • take the stool sample relaxed at home, without time pressure and completely discreet.
You see, there's not much to consider. Simply follow our instructions - which are included in the test kit - to secure the stool sample, send the filled sample container to our laboratory for private stool tests and you will soon have a detailed test evaluation and analysis of your intestinal flora.

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More Information

1. Cao Y, Fanning S, Proos S, Jordan K and Srikumar S. A Review on the Applications of Next Generation Sequencing Technologies as Applied to Food-Related Microbiome Studies. Front. Microbiol. 2017, 8:1829.