Estriol-BioHealth Kit

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



Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Saliva

Collection Instructions: Place the ice gel pack flat in your freezer and freeze for at least 36 hours. On day of collections do not drink caffeine, alcohol or smoke, unless otherwise instructed by your clinician. For one hour before collection, do not brush your teeth, floss or use mouthwash. Do not eat or drink anything except water. Unless instructed otherwise avoid taking any hormones on the day of collection. Collect saliva before taking any medications or supplements.

Results: 10-14 Business Days

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.

Description:
Estriol is an oxidative product of estradiol and estrone, having relatively weak estrogenic activity. Estriol is the estrogen that is made in large quantities during pregnancy and has potential protective properties against the production of cancerous cells. Estriol is the estrogen most beneficial to the vagina, cervix and vulva.

A one time collection.