MEDICAL TESTING PHASE: 5 EASY STEPS
 
The MOST CRITICAL part of this process IS the medical  screening of donors to insure that the procedure is safe. 
 
Our criteria are amongst the most comprehensive for FMT donor screening. 
We will need you to sign a medical release form for some of these test results.
We will cover ALL screenings costs not covered by your insurance.
TESTS 
 
1.   Blood Test- Screening criteria listed below: you’ll be asked to fax or e-mail me the results and sign a medical release form if necessary.
 
2.   Stool Screening-Screening Criteria listed below: Again, I’ll ask you to send me the results
 
3.   Comprehensive Gut and Stool Analysis - Dr. Maura Henninger will mail this to you after you call her to establish patient connection.  It’s a few             sample viles and is prepaid for Fed-Exing out.  Dr. Maura will e-mail me the results with your permission.  Home test kit.
 
4.   American Gut Project sequencing of your gut flora  “World's largest open-source science project to understand the microbial diversity of the                   Human Gut.  Learn which microbes live in your gut, skin & mouth. Conducted by volunteer grads students working out of the Knight Lab at University         of California at San Diego.  Cutting edge!.  We will register you and pay for this.  Home test kit.
 
5.   Ubiome-  23andme for gut flora.  Wonderful analytics.  Again we will register you and pay for this.  Home test kit.
 
DONOR MEDICAL TESTING
1. Blood Screening:
 
HIV antibody, type 1 and 2 
Hepatitis A (IgM) 
Hepatitis B panel (HBsAg & HBc [IgM]) 
Hepatitis C (HCV antibody) 
Syphilis
RF
ANA
HLA-B27
ESR
TSH
Celiac Profile, B12, Folic Acid, H. pylori
Treponema pallidum screening cascade (EIA with reflex to RPR) 
Liver function panel 
Complete blood count 
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
C-reactive protein assay 
HTLV 1 and 2 antibodies 
AIC
Fasting Glucose
Fasting Insulin 
Complete Lipid Panel
Vitamin D
Leptin/Grehlin
CMV Viral Load
EBV Viral Load
Mercury, RBC
Lead, RBC
Thyroid antibodies
Gliadan, abs
 
Lyme
Zika
Chikungunya
 
2.  Stool Screening:
 
EIA assay for Clostridium difficile toxins A and B 
Culture-based assays for common enteric pathogens (including 
Salmonella, Shigella, E. coli, Campylobacter and Vibrio) 
Fecal Giardia antigen EIA 
Fecal Cryptosporidium antigen EIA 
Ova and parasites exam 
Tri-chrome stain for Isaspora 
Cyclospora smear test 
H. pylori EIA 
Enteroviruses
Hep A & E
Norovirus
Poliomyelitis
Rotovirus
Tapeworm
Ascariasis
 
C. diff
Yersinia  Pestis
Cholera
Typhoid fever
 
Aeromonas Klebsiella oxytoca Campylobacter jejuni Staph aureus

E. histolytica
Country Specific Parasites/Pathogens
 
3.  Genova Comprehensive and Digestive Stool Analysis
 
This test screens for basic gut flora, pathogenic and beneficial.
The Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis 2.0 (CDSA 2.0) is a gastrointestinal stool test which offers a comprehensive look at the overall health of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The CDSA 2.0 stool analysis provides information using advanced biomarkers that evaluate digestion, absorption, pancreatic function, and inflammation, in addition to bacterial balance, yeast, and parasite infection. 
 
Please call Dr. Maura Henninger at:
(917) 822-0617 to arrange to have it shipped to you.
 
Follow the directions and Fed-Ex it out with the prepaid packaging provided and notify me when you have done so.
 
4. American Gut Project
 
More than 10,000 people have already joined this incredible crowd  sourced experiment out of the Knight Lab at University of California at  San Diego which is making waves in the emerging field of microbiome research.   It’s the World's largest open-source science project to understand the microbial diversity of the Human Gut.  Learn which microbes live in your gut, skin & mouth..  Cutting edge!.  We will register you and pay for this.  Home test kit.  
This test will reveal the astonishing array of microorganisms inhabiting your gut.  
If it’s good enough for Michael Pollan, it’s good enough for us
AmericanGut.com 
 
 
5. Ubiome  - “23andme” for Gut Flora
 
Wonderful analytics.    ALL doctors should be using this site for their patients! 
Again we will register you and pay for this.  We will provide you wit home test kit.   
Ubiome.com
 
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