Biomarkers

What is Pseudoflavonifractor spp? High and low values | Lab results explained

Pseudoflavonifractor spp.

Optimal Result: 420000 – 130000000 CFU/g stool.

Small group made up of two species: Pseudoflavonifractor capillosus and Pseudoflavonifractor phocaeensis.

Pseudoflavonifractor spp. has been positively associated with weight loss.

Study participants who succeeded in losing weight consistently had a Faecalibacterium prausnitzii and Roseburia spp., which are favored at a microbiota enriched in Pseudoflavonifractor at baseline.

References:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23985870/
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28275431/
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26919743/
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26923470/

WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF YOUR PSEUDOFLAVONIFRACTOR SPP. RESULT IS TOO LOW?

Decreased in long-term users of proton pump inhibitors.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF YOUR PSEUDOFLAVONIFRACTOR SPP. RESULT IS TOO HIGH?

– Abundance associated with higher bacterial gene richness in the gut.

– This marker might be elevated in IBS, IBD, Metabolic Syndrome, Chronic Fatigue, Auto-immune, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and mood disorder.

Disclaimer:

Test results may vary depending on your age, gender, health history, the method used for the test, and other things. Your test results may not mean you have a problem. Ask your healthcare provider what your test results mean for you. 

The information on healthmatters.io is NOT intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional and is not intended as medical advice.

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