HCF Male Hormone Panel-Genova Kit

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

Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Urine, 24 hour

Results: 14-21 business days

Special Instructions: Ship to lab Monday-Thursday only.
Sample MUST be shipped within 48 hours of collection.
Abnormal kidney function or use of diuretics may influence test results.
This test should not be performed on individuals with kidney disorders. In
addition, certain medicines may impact test results [e.g. cephalosporins
(e.g. Cefoxitin), cimetidine (Tagamet), fibrates (e.g. Ciprofibrate) and
trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim)]. Let your physician know about
your use of these medications. Do not change use of medications unless
instructed to do so by your healthcare provider.
Avoid eating (whole and ground) flax seeds and sesame seeds for at least
48 hours before beginning urine collection.
If you are experiencing a urinary tract infection, delay collection of
specimen until after completing treatment. The following drugs and herbs may influence levels of hormones reported in this test: ketoconazole, clomiphene, phenytoin, oral steroids (e.g. Prednisone), cortisone cream or patches, and any steroid-based nasal sprays, inhalers, or eye drops; DHEA sublingual pellets or drops. Let your physician know about these and any other medications, herbs, and supplements that you have used in the past 3 months.Do not change use of supplements or medications unless instructed to do so by your healthcare provider.

It is important that you collect saliva during the specified time frame.
One hour prior to collection do not eat, brush or floss your teeth, use mouthwash, chew gum or use any tobacco products. You may drink ONLY water during this time.

Tests Included:

Complete Hormones-Male, GENOVA Kit:
This test analyzes key urinary markers, providing insights into a wide range of disorders, from reduced libido and muscle mass to cardiovascular disease.

Note: Result turn around 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.