Environmental Pollutants (EPP) and Organic Acids (Dried Urine)-US BioTek Kit

Note: This is a home collection test kit that will be mailed to you.



Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Dried Urine

Lab: US BioTek

Results: 7-10 business days

Limitations: This test is not suitable for anyone under the age of 2.

Special Instructions: Avoid collection during menstruation or urinary tract infection. Avoid excessive fluid intake the evening prior to urine collection. An overly dilute urine specimen may be rejected. Please consult with your healthcare provider about supplements and medications as they may impact results.

Food Restrictions: The following foods are suggested to be avoided for 48 hours prior to Collection: Tea, Coffee, Alcoholic Beverages, Juice, Avocado, Tomato, Banana, Grapes/Raisins, Kiwi, Pineapple, Plantain, Plums/Prunes, Walnut, Pecan, Ketchup, Jell-O, Vanilla Extract, Aged and Processed Cheeses.

Preservatives need to be avoided for 48 hours before collections. Sorbic Acid/Sorbate and Benzoic Acid/Sodium Benzoate.

Description:
Environmental Pollutants: Long-term exposure to many common chemicals in our environment is known or suspected to have serious health consequences. Our Environmental Pollutants Profile provides quantitative measurement of 14 select metabolites that can help define an individual’s toxic burden and provide valuable information for a targeted nutritional and detoxification intervention.

Comprehensive Urinary Metabolic Profile: Vitamin deficiencies and imbalances may produce a range of health issues, including fatigue, mood changes, digestive problems, and others. Our comprehensive urinary metabolic profile measures 36 organic acids to create a unique patient biochemistry profile that reflects how well the body is obtaining and utilizing nutrients. A customized diet and lifestyle plan can then be established to address to specific nutritional needs.

Note: Result turnaround 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.