Spire Murrayfield Hospital in Edinburgh offers a wide range of private blood tests and investigations including bowel disorder tests. Speak to your GP if you would like a private bowel disorder test and ask for a referral to Spire Murrayfield Hospital. Alternatively please contact us for more information about bowel disorder testing. If surgery is required, you can be confident that you will be cared for by an expereinced Consultant Colorectal Surgeon.
Tests for bowel disorders include diagnostic tests such as endoscopy and diagnostic imaging such as CT and MRI scanning. These investigations are used in conjunction with specialised laboratory tests for disorders such as:
- bowel cancer
- Crohn’s disease
- coeliac / celiac disease
- irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Laboratory analysis of blood, stool and tissue samples is also used to diagnose and manage these disorders. Common tests include those for anaemia, iron and vitamin deficiency and the presence of blood in stools.
Bowel (Lower) Examination (Flexible Sigmoidoscopy)