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Stool Reducing Substance

100
4.8
NABL, CAP, ISO
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Overview
Interpreting Results
FAQ's

Overview of Stool Reducing Substance

What is Stool Reducing Substance?

This test is used to detect the unabsorbed sugar in the stool of a patient. The test gives an idea regarding the patient’s ability to absorb carbohydrates, nutrients and other forms of sugar from foods and drinks.

Why is Stool Reducing Substance done?

There are various reasons why this test may be needed. It may be prescribed during a regular health checkup or if a doctor suspects toxicity in the body. Usually, this test is needed for people who suffer from either lactose intolerance or newborn intestinal tissue death.


Preparation for Stool Reducing Substance

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for Stool Reducing Substance

The sample type collected for Stool Reducing Substance is: Stool

Interpreting Stool Reducing Substance results

Interpretations

For adults and children, the normal range is 0.25 g/dL, while the borderline range is 0.25-0.5 g/dL. Anything above 0.5 g/dL is considered abnormal.



Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Stool Reducing Substance

Frequently Asked Questions about Stool Reducing Substance

Q. Can the sample be collected at home?
You can collect the stool sample at home, but consult the physician before doing so. The healthcare worker will instruct you on how to go about collecting the sample.

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ISO

About Dr. Lal Pathlab

We focus on providing patients quality diagnostic healthcare services in India. Through our network, we offer patients convenient locations for their diagnostic healthcare services and efficient service. With over 3368 diagnostic and related healthcare tests and services offered, we believe we are capable of performing substantially all of the diagnostic healthcare tests and services currently prescribed by physicians in India. Our key competitive strengths are: Business model focused on the patient as a customer and an established consumer healthcare brand associated with quality services, in a market where patients generally choose their diagnostic healthcare service provider. Well-positioned to leverage upon one of the fastest-growing segments of the Indian healthcare industry. A network whose growth yields greater economies of scale, combined with a hub and spoke model that is scalable for further growth. Centralized information technology platform that fully integrates our network and is scalable. Attractive financial performance, financial profile and return on invested capital. Experienced leadership team with strong industry expertise and successful track record. Some of our laboratories have achieved International Organization for Standardization, or ISO, certification for their quality systems. Our National Reference Laboratory has obtained ISO 9001:2008 certification (for the performance of routine and advanced diagnostic pathology testing services, including clinical trials), ISO 15189:2007 (for quality management in medical laboratories), ISO 15189:2012 certification (in the field of medical testing) and ISO 27001:2013 certification (for establishing an effective information management system that maintains and processes information security at our data center).

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