Testing for organic acids, IgG’s, food allergies and metals is crucial to detect any malfunctioning within the body. With the GPL3 panel, no blood draw is required. Included in the panel are:
ORGANIC ACIDS TEST
The Organic Acids Test (OAT) provides a metabolic “snapshot” based on the products the body discards through the urine. These small, discarded organic acid molecules are byproducts of human cellular activity, the digestion of foods, and the metabolism of gastrointestinal flora. The Organic Acids Test includes 74 urinary metabolites, including 9 yeast markers, 8 bacterial markers, 3 oxalate markers, 3 Glycolytic cycle markers, 6 Krebs cycle markers, 7 neurotransmitter markers, 1 folate metabolism markers, 8 fatty acid oxidation markers, 8 vitamin markers, 3 indicators of detoxification, 14 Amino Acid metabolites and 1 bone metabolite. This makes it the most comprehensive Organic Acids test available anywhere.
IGG DRIED BLOOD SPOT – FOOD ALLERGIES
IgG (immunoglobulin G) testing is a useful guide for structuring elimination diets in many chronic conditions. Individuals with neurological, gastrointestinal, and movement disorders often suffer from IgG food allergies. IgG Food allergies do not usually release histamine but cause inflammation and elevated C-reactive protein. The 93 foods tested in the IgG Food Allergy Test w/ Candida can identify problem foods so they can be easily identified and eliminated from one’s diet.
The metals test is important for measuring toxic metals that can impede development and normal brain functioning, as well as measuring levels of minerals essential for normal growth and good health. The results indicate levels of 39 toxic and essential elements, 5 ratios and include an individualized interpretation.
Today, with increasing pollution levels, the presence of toxic metals in the environment is constantly growing. Chemical products, fertilizers, industrial paint, building materials, fish, silver dental fillings, and vaccines are just some of the sources of heavy metals in everyday life. Toxic metals may normally be present in the body in very low levels, but continuous exposure or metabolic abnormalities can cause accumulation of heavy metals in body tissues, and subsequently, in the brain.
Evaluate energy production
Assess central nervous system function
Evaluate the integrity of the intestinal wall
Reveal high levels of GI yeast and bacteria
Detect nutritional and antioxidant deficiencies
Determine problems in fatty acid metabolism
Identify excess oxalate
Identifies possible food reactions that may be contributing to physical or mental symptoms.
Determine if metal toxicity or mineral deficiency is contributing to a disorder.
Monitor the elimination of heavy metals from the body.
Urine: 10 mL of first-morning urine before food or drink is suggested. For optimal test results, avoid apples, grapes (including raisins), pears, cranberries and their juices 24 hours prior to specimen collection.
Dried Blood Spot (DBS): Five full circles of dried blood on the protein saver card is required.
Hair: 0.25 grams (approximately 1 tablespoon) of hair is the absolute minimum. 1 gram is preferred.
Note: The elimination of a food will reduce the ability for our laboratory to detect antibodies (allergies) to that food.