Calprotectin & Lysozyme Inflammation Check – Verisana Lab
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Calprotectin & Lysozyme Inflammation Check

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With the Calprotectin & Lysozyme Inflammation Check, your stool sample is examined to determine:

1.) Calprotectin
2.) Lysozyme

Both markers ​​are often used as important indicators of inflammation in the intestines, which can lead to diarrhea, fatigue and deficiency symptoms.

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  • Details
  • Test measures
  • Symptoms
  • Sample collection guide
  • Sample report
  • Reviews
Who should take the test?

Are you struggling with lasting abdominal pain, diarrhea, fatigue and deficiency symptoms? Many people suffer from intestinal inflammation without being aware of it as the symptoms are usually very unspecific. In addition to genetic predispositions, stress, nutrition and toxic influences play an important role.

Measuring the Calprotectin concentration in your stool provides fast and reliable information about a present inflammation in the intestinal tract. Calprotectin is normally increased only in the case of an inflammatory bowel disease, but not in the case of a non-inflammatory irritable bowel syndrome. Thus, this parameter helps to differentiate whether patients suffer from a (chronic) inflammatory or non-inflammatory bowel disease.

Both patients with an initial intestinal inflammation and those with a serious illness can be diagnosed by determing Calprotectin in the stool sample. In addition, the marker lysozyme provides information about the immune function of the intestinal mucosa. For an even more comprehensive picture we recommend our Enhanced Intestinal Inflammation Check, which analyzes Calprotectin and Lysozyme as well as other markers such as sIgA and Alpha 1-antitrypsin to determine the inflammatory status of your intestines.

The test analyzes the values of the following analytes:

  • Calprotectin
  • Lysozyme

Our Calprotectin & Lysozyme Inflammation Check measures the important parameters Calprotectin and Lysozyme in the stool. These markers serve to detect early stages of inflammatory bowel diseases quickly and reliably to then provide patients with efficient, advanced diagnostics and therapy. In addition, these parameters optimize the follow-up of chronic inflammatory bowel diseases.

How does it work?

You collect the samples at home, send them back to us and we will provide you with your level of each analyte and whether your level falls within the reference ranges for your age. In addition to that, the results include graphs showing whether your levels are in the “green” (=normal/healthy) or “red” (=too high/low) area, making it easy to understand the results.

What will my results tell me?

Your results will provide detailed information about whether your Calprotectin and Lysozyme levels are normal, low, or high compared to reference ranges in your age group. You can then discuss the results with your doctor or health practitioner, who can give you further guidance and treatment recommendations.

What guidance will I get along with my results?

We always recommend the discussion of the mailed results with your doctor or practitioner. Besides, further information is available on our website, especially in the different test categories, under “health conditions” and the FAQs. Still have questions? Then you can contact us by mail at

Test measures
For the Calprotectin & Lysozyme Check we analyse:
  • Lysozyme
  • Calprotectin

Lysozyme is a component of nonspecific body defense and thus significantly involved in the maintenance of the mucosal barrier capacity and integrity. Lysozyme is formed by granulocytes, monocytes and macrophages and released into the intestinal lumen as part of the inflammatory response.


Calprotectin is considered equivalent to the activity of granulocytes in centers of inflammation. It plays an important role in the diagnosis of inflammatory bowel diseases.

Symptoms the Calprotectin & Lysozyme Check is suitable for:
  • Diarrhea
  • Light fever
  • Weight loss
  • Stomach pain
  • Stomach cramps
  • Exhaustion
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Deficiency symptoms
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Painful bowel movement
Sample collection guide

Please read the following instructions in detail, before starting with the sample collection.


Please download the instructions here

Sample report
The sample report

Below you will find the sample report for the Calprotectin & Lysozyme Check.

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  1. Charlie M.
    June 21, 2021

    From ordering to testing and receiving results, everything went smoothly.

  2. Susan Z.
    March 6, 2021

    Very useful test for all those who suffer from chronic intestinal inflammation, but also for those who would like to check this.

  3. Kelly F.
    December 27, 2020

    This test was very helpful and informative. Both parameters show whether an intestinal inflammation is present or not.

  4. Claire G.
    November 1, 2020

    The test itself is pretty good. But you still need someone to explain to you how to proceed with the treatment. The laboratory results alone didn’t tell me much. For the price, however, totally okay. Especially as Verisana offers the service of finding a therapist in your area.

  5. Nick B.
    July 30, 2020

    It’s great to be able to afford such a valuable test – thanks Verisana for making this possible!

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Any Questions?

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding this test. Your question is missing? Please contact us at:

What are Calprotectin and Lysozyme, and why are they important in intestinal health?

Calprotectin and Lysozyme are proteins found in the stool that serve as markers for inflammation and immune function in the intestinal tract. Elevated levels of these markers indicate potential issues such as inflammatory bowel diseases.

How do you recognize intestinal inflammation?

The symptoms vary widely and are often unspecific. They include typical gastrointestinal complaints such as diarrhea, abdominal pain and vomiting. But also symptoms that one would not assign directly to the intestine, such as: fever, general exhaustion, deficiency symptoms or joint and muscle pain.

How does the Calprotectin & Lysozyme test differentiate between inflammatory and non-inflammatory bowel diseases?

The test measures the concentration of Calprotectin, which is typically elevated in inflammatory bowel diseases but not in non-inflammatory conditions like irritable bowel syndrome. This differentiation aids in determining the nature of the bowel disease present.

Who can benefit from the Calprotectin & Lysozyme Inflammation Check?

Both patients with initial intestinal inflammation symptoms and those with established inflammatory bowel diseases can benefit from this test. It offers valuable insights for diagnosis, monitoring, and optimizing therapy for these conditions.

What are the benefits of early detection using the Calprotectin & Lysozyme Inflammation Check?

Early detection allows for prompt intervention and management of inflammatory bowel diseases, potentially preventing complications and improving patient outcomes. It also enables more effective monitoring of chronic conditions, optimizing long-term care.

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