Food & Allergies
Providing diagnostics and treatment services to individuals across Africa.
Lactose intolerance test checks for and diagnoses lactose intolerance.
Lactose is found in milk, cheese, pizza, burger, yogurt and all dairy products.
Lactose intolerance is when a person is unable to fully digest the sugar (lactose) in milk and dairy products, leading to reactions such as diarrhea, gas and bloating.
Why Get Tested
Lactose intolerance is fairly common and affects guys and girls equally, many people eventually become lactose intolerant. Milk and dairy(milk) products are found in many of our meals such as buttermilk, cheese spreads and cheese foods, evaporated and condensed milk, ice cream, powdered or dried milk.
This test requires a blood sample. The blood sample can be collected at one of our partner locations or at home using our on-demand sample collection service.