What is it?
Lactose intolerance is a very common form of lactase deficiency, an enzyme that is necessary for the metabolism of milk lactose and its derivates, present in about 50% of the global population. Around 30-40% of the Italian population is affected although not all people may present any symptoms. There exists a congenital form and an acquired form: the congenital may become evident from birth, or later on in life; the acquired form is instead secondary to other pathologies, acute (Salmonellosis, Cholera, Acute Enteritis) or chronic inflammation of the intestine (Crohn’s disease, Celiac disease, Lymphoma).
Among the diagnostic methods for food intolerances, often opposed and criticized, the Cytotest method has been the most appreciated for research and reliability.
The modification of leukocytes caused by the reaction antigen-antibody has been subject of several studies and it was observed under different aspects.
In 1947 some important Anglo-Saxon immunologists, Squier and Lee between the others, observed in vitro a decrease of the number of leukocytes (until a maximum of 33%) in allergic patients after being in contact with food reagents.Leggi tutto...
The Cytodiagnostic Company LTD born of the thirtieth of experts in the field of adverse reactions to foods initially presenting itself as a manufacturer and supplier in vitro diagnostic kits for Cytotest, patented method and supported by numerous scientific studies with clinical trials and publications.
Always attentive to changes in nutrition and its implications in various diseases and more generally in the health of the organism, Cytodiagnostic Ltd. has successively expanded its product range by developing nutrition and introducing line a line for gastroenterology, and a for allergy.
specific diagnostic tests are accompanied by supplements, probiotics and other safeguards designed to complete the implementation of the proposed methods.
The Cytodiagnostic Ltd. operates in Italy and abroad, and serves, for marketing, for a capillary sales network, skilled and able to meet the needs of its customers.
Finally, in support of the validity of the proposed methods, uses, for training, the Academy collaboration of Clinical Nutrition International Rome Ministerial provider n. 254