Functional Lab Testing is available alongside a nutritional consultation and cannot be done as a stand-alone service at this time. Results will be reviewed during a 30-minute follow-up session.
All prices are approximate and subject to change. Prices include practitioner’s time to review the results prior to follow-up consultation.
This is not an exhaustive list of tests, so if you are interested in a test that is not listed, please contact your practitioner through the online portal.
Functional Tests Offered in the Nutrition Clinic
Amino Acid Testing
Amino acid testing can provide information on a wide spectrum of metabolic and nutritional disorders including protein inadequacy, gastrointestinal insufficiencies, inflammatory responses, vitamin and mineral dysfunctions, detoxification impairments, cardiovascular disease, ammonia toxicity, neurologic dysfunction, and inborn errors of metabolism. (Cost: $325)
Bone Resorption Assessment
A specialized urine test measures how fast bone is breaking down compared to how fast bone is being built. Useful to identify those likely to develop osteoporosis, to intervene prior to significant bone loss occurring, and to monitor efficacy of dietary changes. (Cost: $235)
Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis (CDSA)
Used primarily to identify gastrointestinal disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease, this test also reveals the health of the gut’s ecology (good and bad bacteria levels). The analysis detects yeast, parasites, and toxins that cause antibiotic associated diarrhea. (Cost: $459)
Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones (DUTCH)
The DUTCH complete provides an analysis of 35 different hormones, including sex and adrenal (stress) hormones. Payment is required at time of testing and is not billed to insurance. (Cost: $399)
Environmental Triggers Testing – Cyrex
- Array 3X – Wheat/Gluten Proteome Reactivity & Autoimmunity
- Array 4 – Gluten-Associated Cross-Reactive Foods & Foods Sensitivity
- Array 10 – Multiple Food Immune Reactivity Screen
- Array 10-90 – Multiple Food Immune Reactivity Screen
- Array 10-90X – Multiple Food Immune Reactivity Screen
- Array 11 – Chemical Immune Reactivity Screen
- Array 12 – Pathogen-Associated Immune Reactivity Screen
(Costs range from $350-$750)
GenomicInsight™ – Genetic Testing
Available only through practitioners, GenomicInsight is unlike any other DNA test in the realm of personalized medicine. GenomicInsight reports on 12 key areas of health:
- Cardiovascular Health
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Mitochondrial Health
- Estrogen Metabolism
- Sex Hormones
Genetic testing can help determine what you should eat, your antioxidant system function, how you metabolize vitamins, and your detoxification capabilities.
The GI-MAP™ (GI-Microbial Assay Plus) quantitatively assesses a patient’s microbiome with attention to bacterial, parasitic, and viral pathogens that can cause disease, disrupt the normal microbial balance, and contribute to chronic GI illness. Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory utilizes proven qPCR technology with high Sensitivity and Specificity to provide quantitative, accurate, and reliable results.
For individuals with symptoms of:
- Chronic and Acute Gastroenteritis
- IBD-Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- IBS-Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Autoimmune Disease
- Suspected H. pylori Infection
- Fungal or Yeast Infections
- Bacterial & Parasitic Infections
- Intestinal Permeability
- Viral Pathogens
Intestinal Permeability (leaky gut) Test
This test measures whether or not the lining of the intestine is too permeable, thereby allowing toxins into the bloodstream, or, conversely, has decreased permeability, causing malnutrition and malabsorption. Cyrex Array 2 (Intestinal Antigenic Permeability Screen) measures intestinal permeability to large molecules which inflame the immune system and can identify the damaging route through the intestinal barrier. (Cost: $270)
Metals Hair Test
Heavy metals in the environment can enter the body through air, water, and food. Once inside, they can cause a host of problems. High levels of toxic metals deposited in body tissues, including the brain, may cause significant developmental and neurological damage. A Metals Hair Test is ideal for checking current exposure to toxic metals. (Cost: $190)
Organic Acids Test (OAT)
Organic acids are urinary markers of metabolism. This urine test looks at issues related to mitochondria, B-vitamin deficiency, detoxification, and more. (Cost: $325)
Vitamin and Mineral Testing
Intracellular analysis to determine an individual’s nutritional needs. Allows for customization of supplementation and diet recommendations. There is evidence confirming that nutrient deficiencies contribute to chronic disease such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s Disease. This is a comprehensive panel of the most important vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and amino acids, plus assessment of carbohydrate metabolism, antioxidant function and immune function. (Cost: $365)
The likelihood for vitamin D deficiency increases with malabsorption syndrome, aging (elderly have reduced capacity for vitamin D3 formation), darker skin, obesity (vitamin D is fat soluble and stored in adipose, reducing its availability), and minimal sun exposure. (Cost: $60)
Direct to Consumer Lab Work
Your Lab Work offers direct-to-consumer lab testing which offers a wide selection of discounted lab work at a 50-80% savings. Tests are available for thyroid function, hormones, weight control, anti-aging, sex/energy, nutrient deficiencies, heavy metals, inflammation, and vascular health. Available in every state except New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Rhode Island.
Good for those with a high deductible plan or those that wish to monitor their own lab work. A doctor’s order is not required, and lab work is done at a local Quest Diagnostic’s facility.
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