Note: This is a home collection test kit that will be mailed to you.
Fasting Required: Yes – 8 Hours
Specimen: Blood – Fingerstick
Special Instructions: Ship to lab Mon-Thurs only
Ship specimen within 48 hours of collection.
It is not necessary to discontinue nutritional supplements prior to this test. Abnormalities that may be found will reveal special needs that have not been met by recent dietary and supplemental intake.
Results: 7-14 Business days
Note: Result turn around 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.
The Bloodspot Amino Acid Profile can illuminate problems in amino acid absorption by determining essential amino acid imbalances from a simple finger stick. This profile is a great option for clinicians unable to draw blood and easy enough for the patient to collect in the comfort of their own home.
Amino acids, known as the “building blocks” of proteins, are found in every tissue of the body. They play a major role in nearly every chemical process that affects both physical and mental function.