ION Pediatric Profile with 40 Amino Acids-Genova Kit
***Supplement Recommendation Summary Currently Delayed on Results***

Note: This is a test kit that will be mailed to you. It requires at home collection and a blood draw. It is your responsibility to arrange the blood draw for your kit.

Fasting Required: Yes 8-10 Hours

Specimen: Blood and Urine

Special Instructions: Ship to lab Monday-Thursday only within 48 hours of collection. The ION Profile requires the patient to collect urine at home. This should be done prior to the blood collection. All specimens, urine and blood, must be shipped together. The tubes are smaller and there are pediatric instructions.

Decrease fluid intake to avoid excessive dilution of the urine:
Make sure that no more than 8 oz. of this is consumed after 8:00 PM the evening prior to urine collection.
Do Not collect urine during menstruation.
Vial contains preservative - Do Not Rinse
Take frozen urine specimen (placed in biohazard bag with frozen ice packet)and ALL collection and shipping materials with you to the blood drawing site. This will allow the blood and urine specimens to be shipped together to the lab.

Minimum Age: 2 years old
Maximum Age: 12 years old

Weight: 45lbs and under.

Results: 14-21 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:The ION(Individual Optimal Nutrition) Profile is a combination of nutritional analyses which measure levels of organic acids, fatty acids, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Overtime, nutritional deficiencies can cause a variety of chronic health conditions.

Test includes:
Functional Deficiency Markers for Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12 and Folic Acid
Vitamins A, E, B-Carotene and Coenzyme Q10
Essential Elements
Amino Acids
Fatty Acids
Organic Acids
Lipid Peroxides (TBARS)