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IgG 96 Foods Allergy Test - $350
This is an Allergy Blood Test that tests for 96 common foods in your typical North American diet. The test is quick and painless with just a prick of your finger with a lancet needle. You can check with your health insurance provider to see if you're covered for "Blood Tests" or "Lab Tests".
Female Salivary Hormones - $300
For female patients, this test will evaluate if your estrogen, progesterone, DHEAS, testosterone, and cortisol levels are in adequate normal ranges. Knowing what your hormone levels are will provide a pathway for treating female hormone-related symptoms experienced during PMS, peri-menopause, or during menopause.
Male Salivary Hormones - $300
This test measures cortisol, DHEAS, estradiol, and testosterone in your saliva. It provides valuable information on the interaction between these four major hormones. Custom interpretation will be provided to explain for current male symptoms such as low libido, hair loss, fatigue, and low mood. This test only requires you to provide first morning saliva samples.
Hair Mineral Toxin Analysis - $175
This test requires a small sample of your hair (approximately 5 grams). It tests for levels of 22 toxic heavy metals such as mercurcy, aluminum, arsenic, and lead. It also tests for 23 essential minerals such as calcium, iron, copper, zinc, selenium and magnesium. Knowing the levels of good and bad minerals and heavy metals in your body can help suggest either supplementation or detoxification.
Vitamin D Test - $80
Did you know that Alberta Health is no longer providing Vitamin D test screening as of April 1st, 2015 (click here for more information)? Because Vitamin D plays such an important role in bone growth, immune system and general mood, it's important to test for it. This test requires a quick prick of your finger to obtain a few drops of blood. It is then sent for analysis to determine Vitamin D levels in your body.
Sample test results of Vitamin D test
Celiac Test - $250
The Celiac Panel measures gliadin IgA and gliadin IgG, which are highly sensitive, and anti-tissue transglutaminase IgA, which is highly specific for Celiac disease.
Omega Fatty Acid Profile Test - $250
This test measures the types and amounts of various fatty acids from a convenient dried blood spot via a prick of a finger. Measurements include Omega-3, Omega-6, mono-unsaturated, saturated & trans fatty acids, and inflammatory marker AA:EPA ratio.
In-office Urine Analysis - $40
This is a quick dip stick test that tests for presence of glucose, protein, bilirubin, ketones, leukocytes and blood in the urine. It also tests for pH levels so you know if you're acidic or alkaline, hence allowing you to make changes to your diet.
Available Laboratory Tests
Discovering your body's imbalances can sometimes require the help of laboratory tests. Our clinic only works with acredited laboratories such as Rocky Mountain Analytical. Tests are done in-office and then sent out for analysis. Patients will receive electronic PDF copies of their results and opportunities to ask questions. An initial visit is not necessary to obtain a test. Book your laboratory test here.
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Your lab test may be covered by your extended health benefits!
Some plans include an allowance for "lab tests", "blood tests", or "diagnostic tests". Call and check with your insurance company if you're covered for specific tests. Our office can do a pre-determination request on your behalf if you're unsure about your coverage.