Intestinal Permeability Assessment by Genova Diagnostics
Intestinal Permeability Assessment analyzes urine for the clearance of two non-metabolized sugars, lactulose and mannitol. Identifies “leaky gut”, and malabsorption.The Intestinal Permeability Assessment directly measures the ability of two nonmetabolized sugar molecules –mannitol and lactulose–to permeate the intestinal mucosa.
Purchase on our secure website.
Lab order is provided by us.
You receive a collection kit for saliva, urine, or finger stick to collect at home and mail to the lab. Some tests require a blood draw at a local lab.
You receive the results by email within 2-3 weeks.
Mannitol is easily absorbed and serves as a marker of transcellular uptake, while lactulose is only slightly absorbed and serves as a marker for mucosal integrity. To perform the test, the patient mixes premeasured amounts of lactulose and mannitol and drinks the challenge substance. The test measures the amount of lactulose and mannitol recovered in a urine sample over the next 6 hours. Urine specimen you collect at home and mail to the lab. You receive a copy of the results. ,
We are proud to offer testing from Genova Diagnostics. They provide functional lab testing that focuses on finding the cause of your problems not just treating the symptoms. Many of these test focus prevention by arming you with the knowledge of what lifestyle changes you need to make in order to stop or slow the progression of heart disease, diabetes, auto immune disease and many more. Genova Labs has now merged with Metametrix so you get two great labs in one!
How does this work?
1. Purchase online
2. Lab order provided by us.
3. Collect saliva, urine, or fingerstick at home and mail to the lab. Some tests require blood draw at a lab of your choosing.
4. You receive the results by email within 2-3 weeks.
5. Practitioner phone consultations available, some included with test.
Not available in MD. Some tests not available in NY.
How do I know what test I need?
1. If you are already working with a practitioner ask them.
2. Get recommendations from our wellness practitioners with a phone consultation.
3. Check out our Genova Test Selection Guide
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