Recommended for…any age, men suspecting hormone imbalance, women with irregular/painful menses, or if suspecting PCOS, individuals with any/all symptoms of: intolerance to cold, cold hands/feet, low energy, difficulty losing weight, mood swings, irritability.
More information on the analytes (biomarkers) associated with each “panel” or combined (acronym) test above:
CBC with diff: WBC (white blood cell count), RBC (red blood cell count), hematocrit, hemoglobin, platelets, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW, differential: neutrophils, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils, basophils (all white blood cells)
Metabolic panel (14): glucose, BUN, creatinine, sodium, potassium, chloride, carbon dioxide, calcium, protein, albumin, globulin, bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, AST, ALT + insulin
Lipid panel: total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL, HDL, VLDL + Non-HDL cholesterol + TC/HDL Ratio
Iron panel: iron, ferritin, total iron binding capacity
Hormones: DHEA-S, estradiol (estrogen), progesterone, testosterone (free & total), sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG)
Thyroid panel: TSH, T4, free T3, free T4, Thyroid antibodies (Tg, TPO)
Indicators of Inflammation: C-reactive protein (CRP), homocysteine (also indicator of vitamins B6, B12, and folate conversion), Hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C, 3-month indicator of glucose metabolism)
Vitamin D: 25-Hydroxy for vitamin D status in blood plasma, a potent steroid hormone moreso than a vitamin
Magnesium (RBC): magnesium status in red blood cells, a more accurate indicator of current magnesium levels
Upon purchase of this blood test, you will be emailed a “requisition form” which is what you will bring to a LabCorp draw center (a location nearest to your home or address of choice will also accompany the email). For more information, please see What to Expect.
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