Malabsorbtion Tests

This guide to recommended nutritional tests by disease, lists those tests that are justified in current medical literature (basic profiles) and newer tests of a more specialist nature (advanced profiles) which may be appropriate for some patients. These are guidelines only and individual requirements will vary.

This page is still under construction. The following tests are those relevant tests performed by Biolab Medical Unit, and is not necessarily a comprehensive list of tests that may be required to assess a patient with this condition.

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Bariatric Surgery (post) - annual screening

Fat soluble vitamin Profile

Fatty Acids - Erythrocytes

Food Sensitivity & Candida IgG Profile (95 foods)

Glutathione Peroxidase

Gut Permeability profile

Hair mineral & toxic elements

Iodine - urine

Magnesium (Mg) -Red cell

Peptides Gluten & Casein (urine)

Phospholipase A2 Activity (PLA2) - urine

Plasma Mineral Profile with Red Cell Magnesium

Selenium (Se) - red cells

Steatorrhoea and Malabsorption Profile

Steatorrhoea and Malabsorption Profile - Additional tests

Vitamin B12 and methylmalonic acid profile

Vitamin K and PIVKAII profile