GI-MAP Stool Test
Lab phone number: 877-485-5336
Purpose of Test
The GI-MAP stool test looks for overgrowths of bacteria, parasites, worms, fungi and viruses.
The panel includes opportunistic organisms, normal flora, parasites, and fungi. DNA/PCR techniques also allow for the measurement of antibiotic resistance genes and virulence factors that contribute to pathogenicity. These organisms can be at the root cause for many chronic conditions.
Cost Price of Test: $359 Cash Price (Please put your credit card number on the requisition. If the price is not on the requisition – please fill in this price). The price is subject to change if you are re-testing in the future. Depending on your insurance company, this may be covered and the cost under insurance would be $179. It is not in network with Medicare and commercial insurance plans.
Can I ship my specimen on Friday?
NO, you must ship your specimen from Monday – Thursday.
Do I need to fill out the personal health assessment form?
NO you do not need to fill this form out.
My clinicians signature is not on the requisition, is this required?
NO it is not required.
Do I need to stop taking any of my medications before I collect my sample?
No, please do not stop any of your medications before collecting your sample.
My test kit did not have a Test Requisition Form.
You should email or call our patient care coordinator at email@example.com 905-267-8568 for a Test Requisition Form.
Please label your vial with your name and DOB.
Please write your Name and DOB on a piece of masking tape and use that to label your vial.
What happens if I receive a yellow invoice in the mail for the test?
If you submitted payment info and the office has not contacted you, this is an EOB from the lab showing you how much the test would have cost had you not gone through our office with our discounted rates. The lab is required to send 3 of these invoices. These are just for your records and you do not need to make a payment. If you receive a white paper invoice from the lab, this is a bill that needs to be paid. Please submit payment to the lab directly.
What if I receive payment for my test directly from my insurance company?
If you receive payment directly from the insurance company, then the payment and a copy of the Explanation of Benefits (EOB) must immediately be forwarded to Genova Diagnostics.