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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Methodology Matters in Diagnostic Stool Testing

By David M. Brady, ND, DC, CCN, DACBN, IFMCP, FACN and Cass Nelson-Dooley, MS

Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. David Brady, is featured on the cover of the January 2021 issue of the Townsend Letter. Read the article, "Methodology Matters in Diagnostic Stool Testing."

Dr. Brady describes the different methodologies used to evaluate gut health and why qPCR offers the most sensitive, specific, reliable results when addressing acute and chronic gastrointestinal illness in a clinical setting.

Article highlights:

  • Molecular Methods Revolutionize Diagnostic Testing
  • Methods of Stool Testing Defined
  • Culture and Microscopic Methodologies
  • Advantages of Quantitative Molecular (qPCR) Technology in Clinical Settings
  • Discussion – The Molecular Revolution
  • References

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