What do we do?
BTS is the Irish service provider for the leading German micro-biological laboratory Dr. Hauss located near Hamburg.
Through BTS this service is now available across Ireland. All tests are carried out through Laboratory Dres. Hauss, Germany under the medical management of Dr. med. Harald Erichsen. In Germany all laboratories are supervised by the health authorities. We provide a service directly to patients as well as an extended practitioner service.
Please note that we are a Republic of Ireland service only.
Why do testing?
- Reliable and scientific sound results
- Samples easily obtained
- Cost effective
- To help with the difficult task to find the underlying cause of health issues
- Tests help to differentiate the different cause of conditions with similar symptoms
- Makes your therapy more effective, less time consuming
- No wasted money on inappropriate therapies
- Motivates you to follow through with your therapy
- Can be used to measure therapy success
What kind of tests can you order?
Stool Test Kits
BTS offer a broad range of micro-biological tests for diagnosing candida, intestinal parasites, leaky gut and much more. Most tests are performed from simple stool samples, a very modern and strictly scientific way of testing. From a simple stool sample BTS can test for:
- Intestinal candida and other fungi (a full screen for all yeasts and moulds)
- Complete status of the intestinal flora
- Intestinal parasites
- Pathogenic bacteria in different materials
- Resistance tests for pathogenic bacteria
- Pancreatic function test (elastase-1)
- Leaky gut (alpha-1-antitrypsin, zonulin )
- Intestinal inflammation (Calprotectin, Lysozym, )
- Intestinal immune system (sIgA)
- Coeliac disease
- Lactose intolerance
- Intestinal bleeding
- Tumour marker
- IBS marker
- Serotonin and Tryptophane
- Muconutritive Flora (F. prausnitzii & Akkermansia)
- … and much more
Saliva Test Kits
From saliva sample BTS can test for:
- Stress hormones (Cortisol & DHEA)
- Female hormones (Estradiol, Estriol, Progesterone & Testosterone)
- Male hormones (Testosterone, DHEA, Progesterone & Estradiol)
- Nighttime waking (Melatonin, Cortisol)
- Estrogen dominance in men (Testosterone: Estradiol) or women (Progesterone: Estradiol)
- ParasitesWe cannot offer a complete list of parasites because of their vast number.But the laboratory uses a special concentration method and will find any worm eggs, lavae and protozoen cysts and consequently identify the species. If the staff is in any doubt, they consult associated specialists. Protozoa Protozoa (in Greek proto = first and zoa …
- Lactose IntoleranceA widespread cause for digestive problems. Extract from an article by Christiane Pies, MSc (Translated from German by Ute Marie Allison)A case: Jane M. has been suffering from recurring digestion problems for years. Repeatedly she gets diarrhoea, sometimes accompanied by vertigo or nausea. Then she has periods when she feels fine again, but all of …
- What is Candida?In our intestines we have about 500 different species of micro-organisms, mostly bacteria. Usually bacteria are thought to be the bad guys which make us ill, but in fact we need these tiny tenants to keep food bugs and upset stomachs at bay and to produce a number of useful substances for our health. These …