Test Preparation For Optimal Results:
No fasting required.
Disclaimer: Your health care provider should evaluate a deviation from normal ranges.
This blood test is used to detect antibodies to nuclear antigens. The antibodies may be present in higher than normal numbers in autoimmune disease. A positive Antinuclear Antibody (ANA) test result may suggest an autoimmune disorder such as systemic lupus or Hashimoto’s disease. However, the test may also be positive in people with allergies as well as in older populations without identified health problems.
This blood test is used to measure total circulating estrogens. The three major naturally occurring estrogens are present in significant quantities in blood. They are estradiol (E2), estrone (E1) and estriol (E3). Because estradiol and estrone fluctuate during a womanâ€™s cycle and menopause, some providers prefer this test when evaluating estrogen levels. Estrogenâ€™s role in supporting health and well-being is as significant as it is diverse. To name a few, estrogen affects emotions moods, attention and language skills.
This blood tests looks for three antibodies that would indicate exposure to Chlamydia pneumonia (C. Pneumonia) IgA, IgG & IgM. This test is not the test with a similar name that is associated with sexually transmitted disease.
This blood test measures Glutathione levels. Glutathione is a tripeptide made of glycine, glutamate and cysteine. Glutathione is the most abundant and important intracellular antioxidant (prevents oxidative damage).