Metabolomic Profile; bloodspot-Doctor's Data Kit

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



Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Bloodspot

Results: 7-10 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.

Special Instructions: This test requires no special diet. Discuss with your healthcare provider if you are taking blood thinning medications or if you have a blood clotting disorder. Never discontinue prescription medications without first consulting your physician. Do not collect from a child younger that one year old, because the tissue depth is insufficient.

Description:The Metabolomic Profile provides assessment of the likelihood of Metabolic syndrome in at-risk patients. The Metabolomic Profile evaluates five biomarkers that may reflect a patient’s risk of developing Metabolic syndrome, which is identified by a cluster of cardiometabolic risk factors, with insulin resistance and adiposity as its central features. Identification of individuals with metabolic syndrome is important due to its association with an increased risk of and type 2 diabetes mellitus and coronary heart disease.

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.

Analytes Tested:
Body Mass Index (BMI)
C-Reactive Protein
Hemoglobin A1c
Insulin
Leptin