The GI Effects® Interpretive Guide

The concise at-your-fingertips resource for interpreting GI Effects test results.

GI Effects Interpretive Guide

This guide goes beyond description of biomarkers and offers clinical interpretive points related to specific areas of concern that are flagged on reports.

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Divided into Two Broad Sections, the Interpretive Guide Provides:

INTERPRETATION-AT-A-GLANCE OVERVIEW
  • A color-coded summary of the Four Functional Pillars:
    • 1 - Infection
    • 2 - Inflammation
    • 3 - Insufficiency
    • 4 - Imbalance
    • Displays each potential graphic icon which may appear on the report
    • Provides a handy reference chart for all biomarkers that inform each Functional Pillar

  • A brief review of the significance of the Commensal Balance and Relative Abundance graphics
  • Includes the Commensal and Biomarker Clinical Associations charts
FUNCTIONAL PILLARS
  • A detailed tour of the Four Functional Pillars and their biomarkers:
    • Summaries of potential causes of abnormal results in each Functional Pillar
    • Therapeutic considerations presented in decision-tree format

  • Includes overall pattern recognition for common conditions through analysis of biomarkers

The GI Effects Interpretive Guide is a convenient ready-reference tool to support the therapeutic decision-making process for patients with complex gut-related conditions.


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