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Organic Acids Test

£349.00

Organic Acids Test (Urine Test)

 

 

ORGANIC ACIDS TEST

The Organic Acids Test (OAT) offers a comprehensive metabolic snapshot of a patient’s overall health with 76 markers.

OAT provides an accurate evaluation of intestinal yeast and bacteria.  Abnormally high levels of these microorganisms can cause or worsen behavior disorders, hyperactivity, movement disorders, fatigue, and immune function. Many people with chronic illnesses and neurological disorders often excrete several abnormal organic acids in their urine. The cause of these high levels could include oral antibiotic use, high sugar diets, immune deficiencies, acquired infections, as well as genetic factors.

This Organic Acids Test also includes markers for vitamin and mineral levels, oxidative stress, neurotransmitter levels, and is the only OAT to include markers for oxalates, which are highly correlated with many chronic illnesses.

Benefits

CLINICAL USEFULNESS

■ Understand vitamin and hormone metabolism
■ Determine capacity to generate energy
■ Evaluate intestinal wall integrity
■ Assess performance of the central nervous system
■ Evaluate muscle function
■ Reveal excessive levels of gastrointestinal (GI) yeast
■ Reveal excessive levels of GI bacteria
■ Detect nutritional or antioxidant deficiencies
■ Determine problems in fatty acid metabolism
■ Identify oxalate imbalances

How it Works

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS

Urine: 10 mL of first morning urine before food or drink is suggested. Patients should avoid apples, grapes (including raisins), pears, cranberries and their juices 48 hours prior to specimen collection.  Avoid arabinogalactan, echinacea, reishi mushrooms, and ribose supplements for 48 hours before collection.

Please note that it may take between 2-4 weeks on average before your results are available as the Laboratory is USA based. Every sample is analysed on a case-by-case basis and we will notify you personally if there are any changes to this timeframe.