Lactose tolerance test

This is an important test that is used to diagnose lactose intolerance.

Blood & Urine
6 tests included
2 days turnaround



About Lactose tolerance test

What is the lactose tolerance test?

Lactose intolerance occurs when the body cannot process lactose properly, leading to intolerance to consumption of lactose in milk Lactose intolerance is more prevalent in some populations than others. In parts of Asia, over 90% of people are lactose intolerant, where the number is closer to 5% in Europe. In individuals with lactose intolerance lactose cannot be processed and instead ferments in the body, potentially leading to flatulence, bloated stomach, stomach cramps, feeling sick and diarrhoea after ingesting lactose.

Why take the test?

This test measures the body’s response to ingesting lactose. It is used to diagnose lactose intolerance.


What's tested


How it works



Order your kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.



Take your test and post

Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse.



Get results directly to your dashboard

You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.