Testing Laboratories [Types of Testing]

Aeron Lab
1933 Davis St. #310
San Leandro, CA 94577.
Phone: (510) 729-0375; (800) 631-7900
http://www.aeron.com/

Diagnos-Techs, Inc.
PO Box 58948
Seattle WA 98138-1948
Phone: (206) 251-0596
http://www.diagnostechs.com/main.htm

Direct Laboratory Services, Inc.
PO Box 530
Mandeville, LA 70470-0530
Ph: (770) 339-2444
FAX (770) 339-2446.
http://www.directlabs.com/
This organization offers a wide variety of health testing procedures which can be ordered directly by the individual.

Doctor's Data
30 W 101 Roosevelt Rd.
West Chicago, IL 60185
Phone: (800) 323-2784; (312) 231-3649
http://www.doctorsdata.com/

Great Smokies Diagnostic Laboratory
18A Regent Park Blvd.
Asheville, NC 28806
Phone: (800) 522-4762; (704) 253-0621
Fax: (704) 253-1127
http://www.gsdl.com/home/

Healthmed Clinic
1 Scripps Drive Medical Building
Sacramento CA 95825
Phone: (916) 924-8060
http://www.healthmeddetox.com/

Meridian Valley Clinical Laboratory
24030 132nd Ave. S.E.
Kent, WA 98042
Phone: (253) 859-8700
Physicians: (800)234-6825
http://www.meridianvalleylab.com/

MetaMetrix Laboratory
500 Peachtree Indus. Blvd.
#100, Norcross, GA 30071
Phone: (770) 446-5483 (800) 221-4640
http://www.metametrix.com/

Oncolab, Inc
36 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: (800) 922-8378
http://www.oncolabinc.com/

Serammune Physicians Laboratory
1890 Preston White Dr., 2nd Floor
Reston, VA, 22901
Phone: (800) 553-5472; (703) 758-0610
http://www.elisaact.com/

SpectraCell Laboratories, Inc.
515 Post Oak Blvd. #830
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: (713) 621-3101; (800) 227-5227
Fax; (713) 621-3234
http://www.spectracell.com/

ZRT Laboratory
David Zava
(503) 466-2445
fax (530) 466-1636
email dtzava@aol.com
http://www.salivatest.com/

Types of Testing

Allergy Testing

ALCAT Comprehensive Food Allergy Panel: Tests for a wide variety of foods and other substances a person can react to. Information on ALCAT

Combined IgE and IgG4 testing: These allergy panels test for both immediate and delayed reactions. Physicians may call . Relatively inexpensive. Information on this inexpensive allergy test.

ELISA/ACT™ : Test for full spectrum of delayed hypersensitivity to foods, heavy metals, pesticides, and chemicals added to foods. (Generally recognized as the gold standard for this type of testing.) Expensive test although smaller panels are available.
Information on ELISA/ACT

Digestive Function

Summary of tests for digestive function.

Bacterial Overgrowth: Tests to see if bacteria have overgrown the small intestine (they should be restricted to the colon or large intestine). Assessed with breath hydrogen and methane. Tests are often positive.

Comprehensive Stool and Digestive Analysis: Assesses digestion and absorption as well as bacteria and yeast cultures and dysbiosis.

Comprehensive Parasitology: Using new technology this lab finds 25-30 percent more parasites than other labs.

Heliobacter Pylori: This organism is now known to be the most common cause of duodenal ulcers and chronic gastritis.

Intestinal Permeability: This is a test for "leaky gut syndrome". This problem often underlies food allergy, celiac disease, and rheumatoid arthritis. Findings are often positive and may be linked to parasites or bacterial overgrowth.

Lactose Intolerance: Tests for tolerance to milk sugar.

SIGA Deficiency: Secretory immunoglobulin A is the first line of defense of the immune system for foods entering from the gut. It is the most common immunodeficiency.

 

Nutritional Assessment

Amino acid analysis
Information on Amino Acid Analysis

Essential Metabolics Analysis: Tests for functional requirements for nutrients. This test is still in development but has great promise.
Information on Functional Testing

Ion Profile: is a most comprehensive nutritional analysis.
Information on Ion Profile

Spectrox: Tests for adequacy of total antioxidant intake. Both tests require a blood draw.
Information on Spectrox

Organic Acid Analysis: A valuable test for taking a look at how the biochemistry of the body is functioning.
Information on Organic Acid Analysis

Cancer Testing

AMAS Test: The AMAS test is an innovative test that is based on levels of a specific antibody, shown to be elevated in a wide range of cancer types. This makes it different from most cancer tests which generally measure an antigen associated with a particular type of cancer. Information on AMAS

 

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