Advice 1: How to pass the analysis on a dysbacteriosis

To detect the presence of dysbiosis in the body is only possible after passing the relevant tests. They will help your doctor to establish the correct diagnosis and to appoint correct treatment.
You will need
  • - sterile container;
  • - fresh material.
Under dysbiosis specialists understand the serious disorders of the intestinal microflora, which can provoke the appearance of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. There are several ways to determine this imbalance in the body: coprological, biochemical, and microbiological. All three methods involve the delivery of stool to the laboratory to conduct the necessary research. To pass, you will need to collect material into a container, which must be sterile, and then take it to the clinic by place of residence, where research can do for free. In private clinics this analysis is, on average, 400-500 rubles. Material must be received in the laboratory within three hours after collection, then only the results of the study will fully reflect the situation.
It is not recommended to take this type of analysis in that case, if the patient is taking antibiotic medications and medications with live microorganisms. As another contraindications to testing should consider the SARS disease that requires antibiotics. In that case, if the tests must pass child, remember that during the month after the birth of his gut flora is fragile and the result may not be accurate. Sometimes, studies conducted at different times of the day one day can differ significantly from each other, it is therefore necessary to wait until the baby turns at least a month.
The results of such analyses, it is possible to obtain after a couple of days after delivery. Usually they are sent to the area clinic, which is fixed to the patient or left at the reception. In that case, if the analysis were put into a private clinic, you should contact the registry. Most of the study on a dysbacteriosis conducted after the recent patient infectious diseases. The reason for the test is likely to be long the use of hormones and antibiotic, which was not controlled by the attending physician, as well as the passage of patient of chemotherapy or radiotherapy. After receiving the results of the analysis, the therapist will be able to determine why the violation occurred intestinal flora, and then prescribe treatment.

Advice 2: How to collect feces for dysbacteriosis in infants

With about three weeks of age, many babies begin to disturb pains in her tummy. This may be a physiological process which manifests itself in the form of intestinal colic and bloating. But if to the above symptoms include frequent vomiting, liquid and frequent stools with mucus, green, blood streaks or, on the contrary, the child has frequent constipation, rashes on the skin, often the diagnosis for such symptoms is: dysbacteriosis of the intestine.
You will need
  • - Clean oilcloth diaper;
  • - Sterile container or test tube for collecting faeces;
  • - A gas outlet tube;
  • - Mineral oil;
  • Skill massage the tummy of the baby.
How to collect a fecal analysis of intestinal microbiota of an infant?
The collection of material for analysis, in this case the feces, produced in the first half of the day.
If the baby defecates daily, at the same time, remove his diaper and place a clean draw sheet. Wait until will be emptied of the bowel.
To help the child, you can give him a belly massage. Put your palm on the navel area, and with light pressure, in circular motion in a clockwise direction, massage the tummy. Your hand should be dry and warm, the baby has not experienced any discomfort from the massage. Periodically press down the legs, with bent knees to the stomach. Stimulation to defecate and is placing the baby on his stomach.
If the baby for some reason there is no independent chair or he suffers from constipation, it to cal by the stimulation of the anus. Mom can use for this purpose the vapor tube. For this procedure, spread the oilcloth, she put the baby on his back or right side, bend your legs at the knees. The tip of the tube is smeared with vaseline oil and inserted into the anus of a child 0.5-1 cm In 2-3 minutes there is a bowel movement intestine. If not, do the baby massage and tummy exercises as described above. After 15-20 minutes, repeat stimulation of the vapor tube.
Collect feces with a plastic spoon in a sterile container. The amount of collected feces should be approximately 5-10 grams (1-2 teaspoons). When collecting material for analysis, it is important to keep the sterility, all manipulations to be made after a thorough hand washing.
Sign on the container the name and age of child. You also need to specify the collection time of the feces.
Be delivered to the laboratory the container with the cal must be within 3-4 hours after its intake.

For a short time, the container should be placed in the refrigerator.
Do not freeze the tube with the feces.
Material collected the day before are not eligible for the study.

You can't use as a stimulant of bowel movement enema and laxatives, suppositories to in the laboratory, there was no material impurities.
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To transport the tube with the feces in the lab in the summer, better in the cold, you can use headpace.
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