Planning stage (Test preparation and methodology (Shipping and logistics…
Test preparation and methodology
Sample collection kit manufacturer
Sample volume: minimum volume as per lab
Stability of sample after collection (kit preservatives etc)
Recommended collection protocol
Collection of sample: homogenization?
Discontinuation of supplements, prescriptions
Shipping and logistics
Lab location: US
Shipping cost: standard nordic use
Shipping time: minimum. Monday for all samples.
Shipping temperature. As of original test/lab instructions.
Most commonly detected or elevated analytes? (clinical bonus: do these relate to specific symptoms?)
Laboratory techniques used
Analyte list for each lab
Clinical criteria for assessing value of a test?
Overview of lab techniques
Sample result report
Relevant slides from related presentations
Homogenisation of stool in collection phase
Examples of studies where these tests have been used
What are the key analytes?
Lab SOPs in place and designated lab person (same for each test)
Schedule overview meetings with Chris and Anne-Catherine