Hepatic Detox Profile

Hepatic Detox Profile

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Hepatic Detox Profile-Doctor’s Data Kit

Note: This is a home collection test kit that will be mailed to you.

Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Urine

Special Instructions:
Ship to lab Monday–Thursday only.
If you are taking sulfur containing medications or dietary supplements such as DMSA, DMPS, MSM, etc.,please finish the course of medication, and then wait 4 days before starting this collection. A positive(or elevated) level of D-Glucaric Acid may result if you are using medications such as barbiturates, tranquilizers, digoxins, quinidine, or alcohol. Please refrain from taking non-essential medications, dietary supplements, and alcohol for 72 hours prior to and during the specimen collection, unless otherwise instructed by your physician.
Female patients should not collect urine during a menstrual period.

Results: 5-7 Business Days

Description:
The production, use and disposal of toxic chemicals and synthetic materials have increased the risk of exposure to health-threatening toxins. Causal relationships between toxic chemicals and diseases have been well established. However many patients endure chronic symptoms that are associated with exposure to toxins before advanced stages of specific diseases are realized. One process by which the body eliminates toxins is enzymatic detoxification in the liver.

This test is especially important for symptomatic patients or those who have a history of chemical sensitivity, this test does not require the use of hepatotoxic compounds. This non-invasive test requires only a single, first morning void (FMV) urine collection. Results are expressed per unit creatinine to normalize for dilution effects, and reference ranges are age and gender specific. The test does not replace comprehensive liver tests for cases of advanced liver disease.

Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

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