Poor growth & appetite 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


Candida Antibodies(IgG, IgM & IgA)

Coeliac-Gluten Sensitivity Screen(GSA)


Food Sensitivity & Candida IgG Profile (95 foods)

Growth and Poor Appetite Profile

Growth and Poor Appetite Profile - additional tests

Gut Permeability profile

Haematology Profile+ESR

Hormones and Thyroid Profile(serum)

Iodine - urine

Iodine:creatinine ratio (urine)

Peptides Gluten & Casein (urine)

Plasma Mineral Profile with Red Cell Magnesium

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) - transketolase activity

Vitamin B12 ("Active") - Serum