DUTCH Adrenal-Precision Analytical Inc. Kit

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

Fasting Required: No

Specimen: 5 easy-to-collect dried urine samples collected on filter paper devices.

Lab: Precision Analytical

Results: 10-14 business days

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.

Patient Instructions: Do not take oral DHEA 48 hours before, or any estrogen or pregnenolone 72 hours before, your first collection. Do not skip doses of birth control for this test unless instructed by your practitioner. Any other hormones taken at night (including oral progesterone) should be taken after the bedtime sample. Generally, hormone creams or gels can be taken as usual during the test. All hormones taken in the morning should not be taken until after sample #4. For patches, pellets and injections, collect midway between doses.

Description: This test combines the pattern of free cortisol throughout the day with the metabolites of cortisol (as well as DHEAS).

Analytes Tested:
Cortisol (4)
Cortisone (4)
Creatinine (4)
Cortisol Metabolites (3)