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    Amino Acid, Essential

    $155.00

    Amino acids (AA) are the building blocks of all proteins and are characterized by the presence of at least one amino group (NH2) and carboxyl or acid group (COOH), hence the name amino acid. Many amino acids are produced by the body, others called...

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    Amino Acid, Fractionated

    $345.00

    Amino acids (AA) are the building blocks of all proteins and are characterized by the presence of at least one amino group (NH2) and carboxyl or acid group (COOH), hence the name amino acid. Many amino acids are produced by the body, others called...

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    Beta Carotene

    $115.00

    Beta-carotene is a lipid soluble vitamin, or carotenoid. It is also known as pro-vitamin A. It is a very large molecule that is converted to vitamin A in a ratio of 1:2 beta carotene to vitamin A when it metabolized in the liver. The body will convert...

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    Boron, Urine

    $104.00

    Urine boron testing has gained popularity due to claims that it can strengthen bones, build muscle mass, increase brain activity, strengthen the immune system, increase calcium absorption from foods and lowers the amount of calcium excreted from the body...

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    C-Reactive Protein, High-Sensitivity (CRP-hs)

    $108.00

    Elevated CRP-hs is an early indicator on atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. It is also called an acute phase protein that increases dramatically under conditions of sepsis, inflammation and infection. It can rise 4 to 6 hours before other...

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    Calcium, RBC

    $98.00

    Calcium forms structural salts for bones and teeth. It is essential for growth, blood-clotting, muscle contraction, nerve transmission, cell membrane permeability, and is a catalyst in many reactions. Decreased levels may cause weak bones and teeth,...

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    Candida Antibodies (IgG, IgA, IgM)

    $148.00

    Candida (yeast) is a fungus that normally occurs in the mouth, vagina, G.I tract and on the skin of many individuals. It is an opportunistic organism, that is, any time your immune system gets weak, candida will start to grow very rapidly. In the G.I...

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    Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA)

    $142.00

    CEA is a tumor associated antigen. It is present in embryonic tissues and certain epithelial cancers. CEA was first thought to be specific for digestive tract cancers, however, it may also be elevated in other malignancies and in some nonmalignant...

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    Cholesterol

    $43.00

    Total cholesterol is used to measure lipid status and metabolic disorders. Cholesterol is necessary for life, but is also associated with atherosclerosis. It is used to make hormones, vitamin D, and cell membranes. About two-thirds of the body's...

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    Chromium, Serum

    $105.00

    Chromium (Cr) has many industrial uses and is discharged in the environment as industrial waste. In the body, it exists in the +3 and +6 oxidation states. Cr functions in the control of glucose and lipid metabolism. Cr potentiates insulin action and...

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    Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10)

    $121.00

    CoQ-10 is also known as ubiquinol (it is found in every cell). Chemically, it is a fat-soluble quinone and is classified as a co-enzyme. It was discovered in 1940 and is structurally related to Vitamin K. It is involved in cell respiration, electron cell...

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    Complete Blood Count with Differential (CBC)

    $61.00

    The CBC with differential measures many parameters in whole blood that may be associated with allergies, anemia, infection, inflammation, leukemia, blood parasites, platelet abnormalities and determines the number and morphology of white and red blood...

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    Copper, RBC

    $105.00

    Copper is a trace mineral and is associated with a number of metalloproteins, whose major functions involve oxidation-reductions in many important enzymes. It is also associated with iron in red blood cell formation, energy release, and is important in...

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    Copper, Serum

    $105.00

    Copper is a trace mineral and is associated with a number of metalloproteins, whose major functions involve oxidation-reductions in many important enzymes. It is also associated with iron in red blood cell formation, energy release, and is important in...

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    Creatinine, Serum

    $52.00

    Creatinine is formed from muscle creatine. It is formed at a very specific rate and does not vary by more than 10% a day. The rate of formation is so constant it is used in the calculation of the glomerular filtration rate (GFR). Since creatinine is a...

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    DHEA-S (Dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate)

    $130.00

    DHEA is produced in the adrenal cortex from pregnenolone. The half-life of DHEA is only about 30 minutes while the sulfated form lasts much longer. About 95% of DHEA is in the DHEA-S form. DHEA-S is used to produce estrogens and androgens in the adrenal...

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    Estradiol

    $159.00

    Estradiol is one of three estrogen hormones naturally produced in the body. While men and women have estradiol, and it has a role in both of their bodies, women have much higher levels of the hormone than men. Estradiol has several functions in the...

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    Ferritin, Serum

    $105.00

    A ferritin test measures the amount of ferritin in your blood. Ferritin is a blood protein that contains iron. A ferritin test helps your doctor understand how much iron your body stores. If a ferritin test reveals that your blood ferritin level is...

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    Folate (Folic Acid, Folacin)

    $102.00

    Folic acid is a member of the "B" vitamin family and is water-soluble. The test is usually run on serum in conjunction with B12. It is necessary for new cell growth, especially the lining of the G.I. tract, the surface of the tongue and in pregnancy. It...

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    Glucose

    $43.00

    Glucose is a simple sugar with the molecular formula C₆H₁₂O₆. Glucose is the most abundant monosaccharide, a subcategory of carbohydrates.