Additional preparation indicated for this test. See full description for details. The Lipid Panel measures both cholesterol (total, LDL, and HDL) and fat (triglycerides) in the blood. These four metrics are commonly used as risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
Please note this test measures the same items as: the lipid panel with Total Cholesterol:HDL ratio, or lipid panel with LDL:HDL ratio, with the only difference being no ratio calculation is reported with the results (instead of Total Cholesterol:HDL Ratio, or LDL:HDL ratio respectively).
[CMP] Fasting recommended (see description for details). Similar to the Basic Metabolic Panel (8), this is a blood test that checks several substances in the blood, including glucose (blood sugar), electrolytes, and markers of kidney function. However, the Comprehensive panel also looks at markers of liver function. It is also one of the most commonly ordered tests.
Please note some items tested on the Comprehensive Metabolic Panel are also tested via: the Basic Metabolic Panel (8), Electrolyte Panel, Renal Panel (10) and Hepatic Function Panel (7) (see description on individual product pages for more information to avoid redundant test ordering).
[CBC] The complete blood count (CBC) is a test that quantifies various cells in the blood such as: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. This test is often used in a variety of ways, such as detecting various immune activity, response to specific treatments, or to help diagnose some blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma.
Special instruction indicated for this test. See full description for details. Typically used to identify sources of excessive androgen in women with infertility, amenorrhea, or hirsutism, and to evaluate androgen excess (hirsutism and/or virilization).
Special instructions indicated for this test. See full description for details. Typically used to evaluated irregular menstrual periods or menstrual periods that have stopped , fertility issues, perimenopause/menopause, or other issues related to sexual and reproductive function.
Special instruction indicated for this test. See full description for details. Progesterone is a steroid hormone that is typically used to obtain an indication of the day of ovulation, evaluate the functional state of the corpus luteum in those with infertility, assess placental function during pregnancy, and as an ovarian function test.
[hbA1C, A1C] – A measure of average blood glucose (or blood sugar) levels averaged over the last 2 to 3 months. Medical professionals often use this test in combination with others to diagnose risk of diabetes.
Special preparation indicated for test. See full description for details. A test that measures levels of TSH, a thyroid function test typically used to evaluate e.g. hypo- or hyperthyroidism.
Special preparation indicated for this test. See full description for details. A test that measures levels of free T3, a thyroid hormone typically used to evaluate thyroid function.
Special preparation indicated for this test. See full description for details. A test that measures levels of free T4, a thyroid hormone typically used to evaluate thyroid function.
A test typically used to evaluate magnesium deficiency.
[CRP, hsCRP] Also known as hs-CRP or High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein. C-Reactive Protein is a protein made by the liver. Levels of CRP are typically associated with inflammation in the body. It is often used to detect risk in both acute and chronic conditions involving an inflammatory response.
Fasting preferred (see description for details). Homocysteine, is typically measured in those who may be at risk for heart disease and stroke.
It is recommended to stop biotin consumption 72 hours prior to collection. See full description for details. A test that measures levels of vitamin B12, and folate in the blood