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Eastern Health Clinical School Monash University Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Laboratory and Breath Testing Centre.

At   the Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University, Inflammatory   Bowel Disease (IBD) Laboratory and Breath Testing Centre we endeavor to   provide the world’s best practice care for patients with   gastroenterology conditions. We can help decipher what your patients   issue/s may be as we offer a number of tests to help. Following the   steps below you may be able to get to the bottom of your patients   symptoms.

We offer Faecal Calprotectin testing through our IBD Laboratory to non-invasively determine inflammation in the Gastrointestinal Tract.

No significant inflammation shown

Dietary management of conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) using results from Carbohydrate Malabsorption Breath Testing has been shown to help reduce and control symptoms.

We   offer testing for fructose, lactose and sorbitol malabsorption as well   as glucose for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) through our   Breath Test Centre.

 

Significant inflammation shown

Further testing may be required to determine if your patient suffers from IBD such as Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. If this is confirmed and monitoring optimisation of the drug, Azathioprine (Imuran) is required, we offer Measurement of Thiopurine Metabolites through our IBD laboratory.

For more information please click the links below:

Breath Test Centre

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Laboratory

Alternatively you can send an e-mail to ehcs@monash.edu or phone 9901 8895 or 9901 8827 during business hours and we will be able to direct you to the correct department.