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The Test Panels listed on this page are for individuals looking to do more thorough laboratory assessment other than just a few random tests. These particular tests are the most commonly ordered laboratory assessments by those practicing the precepts of integrative medicine. The information garnered from these labs is extensive and, when correlated with other labs in their respective panel, provides you with detailed information regarding your or your child’s health. You will notice that some labs are repeated in various symptom or condition sections. The reason is the labs offered through Lab Tests Plus are not just specific for one particular health concern, but are comprehensive when applied across various health issues. You can use this section as a guide to which tests are best to order for your particular situation.

Adrenal Hormone Imbalance (basic):

The basic panel for assessing Adrenal Hormone Imbalance involves two tests – the HPA Stress Profile (#201-A) and the Comprehensive Food IgG. The #201-A looks at cortisol and DHEA as biomarkers to assess adrenal hormone output. The Food IgG test is recommended because food sensitivities are one of the main things that drive hidden stress in the body causing issues with adrenal function overtime.

HPA Stress Profile (#201-A)
Food IgG (finger prick)

Adrenal Hormone Imbalance (comprehensive):

The comprehensive panel for assessing Adrenal Hormone Imbalance involves multiple tests, including the HPA Stress Profile (#201-A). The #201-A looks at cortisol and DHEA as biomarkers to assess adrenal hormone output. The other tests listed here such as Food IgG, Gastrointestinal Pathogen Screen, and Organic Acids Test all help to identify deeper hidden reasons for adrenal dysfunction such as food sensitivities, and chronic infections from yeast, bacteria, and parasites.

HPA Stress Profile (#201-A)
Food IgG (finger prick-Dried blood spot)
Organic Acids Test
Gastrointestinal Pathogen Screen w/H. pylori (#401-H)

ADHD (basic):

The basic panel for ADHD consists of four tests – the Organic Acids Test, Urinary Peptides, Food IgG, and Hair Analysis. Food sensitivities and adverse reactions to chemicals in things like dairy and wheat can have profound adverse effects on individuals with ADHD, hence the need for Food IgG and Urinary Peptide testing. Heavy metals like lead (and others) have been associated with ADHD too, and hair analysis is a good screening test for this. Finally, yeast, bacteria and other metabolic imbalances can contribute or cause ADHD and the Organic Acids Test is an excellent profile for various metabolic toxins.

Organic Acids Test
Urinary Peptides
Food IgG (finger prick-dried blood spot)
Hair Analysis

ADHD (comprehensive):

The comprehensive test panel for ADHD includes all the labs listed in the basic panel with the addition of Vitamin D (an important vitamin with links to brain and neurological function), Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis (to assess more fully digestive infections, markers for inflammation and absorption), and Urine Amino Acids. Amino acid imbalances can directly affect brain chemistry.

Basic ADHD tests, plus
Vitamin D (finger prick-Dried Blood Spot)
Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis
Urine Amino Acids

Autism (basic):

The basic panel for Autism consists of four tests – the Organic Acids Test, Urinary Peptides, Food IgG, and Hair Analysis. Food sensitivities and adverse reactions to chemicals in things like dairy and wheat can have profound adverse effects on individuals with autism, hence the need for Food IgG and Urinary Peptide testing. Heavy metals like arsenic, lead, and mercury (and others) have been shown to be high in individuals with autism, and any level of heavy metal toxicity can be a problem for someone on the autism-spectrum, and hair analysis is a good screening test for heavy metals. Finally, yeast, bacteria and other metabolic imbalances can contribute worsen the autistic condition and the Organic Acids Test is an excellent profile for various metabolic toxins.

Organic Acids Test
Urinary Peptides
Food IgG (finger prick-dried blood spot)
Hair Analysis

Autism (comprehensive):

The comprehensive test panel for Autism includes all the labs listed in the basic panel with the addition of Vitamin D (an important vitamin with links to brain and neurological function), Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis (to assess more fully digestive infections, markers for inflammation and absorption), and Urine Amino Acids. Amino acid imbalances can directly affect brain chemistry.

Basic ADHD tests, plus
Vitamin D (finger prick-dried blood spot)
Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis
Amino Acids Urine

Candidiasis (chronic candida):

The test panel for Candida includes the Organic Acids Test (OAT) from Great Plains Laboratory. The OAT is the best all around test to assess for yeast toxins which can negatively affect overall health. In addition, the OAT has a number of other markers which help to identify metabolic toxins and biochemical pathways many of which are altered because of the presence of candida. The Gastrointestinal Pathogen Screen w/H. pylori from BioHealth is an exceptional stool analysis for detecting parasitic infections (which will make dealing with candida more difficult if present), and the Food IgG Test. Food sensitivities are a contributing factor to chronic candida.

Organic Acids Test
Gastrointestinal Pathogen Screen w/H. pylori (#401-H)
Food IgG (finger prick-dried blood spot)

Chronic Fatigue (basic):

The basic test panel for Chronic Fatigue includes the Organic Acids Test (OAT) from Great Plains Laboratory. The OAT is the best all around test to assess for yeast toxins which can negatively affect overall health. In addition, the OAT has a number of other markers which help to identify metabolic toxins and biochemical pathways many of which are altered because of the presence of candida and bacteria. The HPA Stress Profile plus 5 measure cortisol, DHEA, and sex hormones. Adverse food reactions can contribute to chronic fatigue (Food IgG and Urinary Peptides), and heavy metal and mineral imbalances also adversely affect cellular function and production of energy metabolism.

Organic Acids Test
HPA Stress Profile plus 5
Urinary Peptides
Food IgG (finger prick-dried blood spot)
Hair Analysis

Chronic Fatigue (comprehensive):

The comprehensive test panel for Chronic Fatigue (CF) includes all the labs listed in the basic panel for CF, along with Vitamin D (an important nutrient for brain and cellular function), and Urine Amino Acids. Amino acids are the building blocks to proteins and deficiency’s in various amino acids have a direct impact on neurological function and cellular metabolism important in Chronic Fatigue.

Organic Acids Test
HPA Stress Profile plus 5
Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis
Urinary Peptides
Food IgG (finger prick-dried blood spot)
Hair Analysis
Vitamin D (finger prick-dried blood spot)
Amino Acids Urine

Digestive Problems (constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, etc.):

The test panel for Digestive Problems involves 4 tests – Organic Acids Test (OAT), Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis, Food IgG, and Urinary Peptide. The OAT is a comprehensive profile of various toxins from yeast, bacteria and other biochemical imbalances which can direct affect digestive function and overall health. The Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis (CDSA) looks directly at gut inflammation, absorption problems, and identification of yeast, bacteria and parasitic infections. Food sensitivities and certain food chemical reactions (specifically to gluten and dairy) can also cause or contribute to digestive problems. Hence, the recommendation for Food IgG and Urinary Peptide testing.

Organic Acids Test
Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis
Food IgG (finger prick-dried blood spot)
Urinary Peptide

Depression (basic):

The basic test panel for Depression includes the Organic Acids Test (OAT) from Great Plains Laboratory. The OAT is the best all around test to assess for yeast toxins which can negatively affect overall health. In addition, the OAT has a number of other markers which help to identify metabolic toxins and biochemical pathways many of which are altered because of the presence of candida and bacteria. The Functional Adrenal Stress Profile plus V (#205) measures cortisol, DHEA, and sex hormones. Imbalances in hormones can directly effect depression. Adverse food reactions can contribute to depression as well (Food IgG and Urinary Peptides), and heavy metal, mineral imbalances, and vitamin D deficiency also adversely affect cellular function and production of energy metabolism with links to depression too.

Organic Acids Test
HPA Stress Profile plus 5
Urinary Peptides
Food IgG (finger prick-dried blood spot)
Hair Analysis
Vitamin D (finger prick-dried blood spot)

Depression (comprehensive):

The comprehensive test panel for Depression includes all the labs listed in the basic panel, along with the Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis and Urine Amino Acids. Amino acids are the building blocks to proteins and deficiency’s in various amino acids have a direct impact on neurological function and cellular metabolism important in depression. Also, intestinal problems with yeast, bacteria, and nutrient absorption can also contribute to depression as well.

Organic Acids Test
HPA Stress Profile plus 5
Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis
Urine Amino Acids
Urinary Peptides
Food IgG (finger prick-dried blood spot)
Hair Analysis
Vitamin D (finger prick-dried blood spot)

Fibromyalgia (basic):

The basic test panel for Fibromyalgia (FM) includes the Organic Acids Test (OAT) from Great Plains Laboratory. The OAT is the best all around test to assess for yeast toxins which can negatively affect overall health. In addition, the OAT has a number of other markers which help to identify metabolic toxins and biochemical pathways many of which are altered because of the presence of candida and bacteria. The HPA Stress Profile plus 5 measures cortisol, DHEA, and sex hormones. Adverse food reactions can contribute to FM (Food IgG and Urinary Peptides), and heavy metal and mineral imbalances also adversely affect cellular function and production of energy metabolism.

Organic Acids Test
HPA Stress Profile plus 5
Urinary Peptides
Food IgG (finger prick-dried blood spot)
Hair Analysis

Fibromyalgia (comprehensive):

The comprehensive test panel for Fibromyalgia (FM) includes all the labs listed in the basic panel for FM, along with Vitamin D (an important nutrient for brain and cellular function), the Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis (which assessed directly for intestinal pathogens and absorption and inflammation problems in the gut), and Urine Amino Acids. Amino acids are the building blocks to proteins and deficiencies in various amino acids have a direct impact on neurological function and cellular metabolism important in FM.

Organic Acids Test
HPA Stress Profile plus 5
Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis
Urinary Peptides
Food IgG (finger prick-dried blood spot)
Hair Analysis
Vitamin D (finger prick-dried blood spot)
Amino Acids Urine

NOTE: This test is not available to residents of New York or Maryland. Any orders originating from these states will automatically be canceled. Any samples originating from these states will be discarded.