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Why is it ok for Healthpath to use samples that have been in transit for days?

Our stool tests employ the latest technology to analyse stool. A kind of genetic sequencing, it looks at the DNA of the bacteria in the stool.

If you've heard that stool samples have to be fresh for stool tests, please don't worry.

Our lab in Germany is one of the best in the world: the entire process of getting your stool back for safe and accurate analysis is our top priority.

Read our blog Stool testing on the NHS to learn more about the difference between our tests and the NHS's.