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Xylose tolerance

This is an important test that is typically used diagnose malabsorption as the cause of persistent diarrhoea.

Venous blood
1 tests included
9 days turnaround

£150.00

£129.00

About Xylose tolerance

What is xylose?

D-xylose is a sugar which is used in medicine to evaluate carbohydrate absorption. A xylose tolerance test is typically used to diagnose the cause of persistent diarrhoea or fatty stool.

Why take the test?

This test measures the absorption of xylose. It is typically used to diagnose malabsorption as the cause of persistent diarrhoea or fatty stool.

 

What's tested

Xylose Tolerance Test

How it works

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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.

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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.

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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.

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