GI-MAP Stool Analysis

The GI-MAP (Gastrointestinal Microbial Assay Plus) stool test digs deeper into your digestive health and the state of your unique microbiome. This lab analyzes your stool for bacterial, viral, and parasitic pathogens, along with overall microbial balance and other immune and intestinal health markers..

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The GI-MAP (GI Microbial Assay Plus) Test assesses a patient's microbiome and digestive health. This stool test can reveal bacterial, parasitic, and viral pathogens that can cause disease, disrupt the normal microbial balance, and contribute to chronic digestive illness.

Every patient will benefit from this stool test. Whether the idea is to gain perspective on the state of your gut microbiome to obtain optimal health or to get to the bottom of your symptoms, the GI-MAP provides useful information that can help you to start living your best life.

Analytes included in GI-MAP testing include:

  • Bacterial, parasitic, and viral pathogens

  • Parasitic protozoa & parasitic worms

  • Opportunistic bacteria

  • Normal bacterial flora 

  • Antibiotic resistance genes

  • Add-on: Zonulin, a marker for leaky gut

  • H. pylori  with virulence factors

  • Fungi & yeast

  • Digestive health markers

  • Immune response markers

  • Inflammation

The GI-MAP stool test is helpful for people with:

  • IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)

  • IBD (irritable bowel disease)

  • SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth)

  • Autoimmune disorders

  • Diabetes

  • Leaky gut/intestinal permeability

  • Skin problems, like acne, rosacea, or eczema

  • Chronic bloating

  • Heartburn and acid reflux

  • Constipation or diarrhea

  • Gut infections

  • Issues with weight loss

  • Histamine intolerance

  • Hormonal imbalances

  • Brain fog

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Chronic fatigue

  • Food sensitivities

  • Cravings for sugary or salty foods