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Environmental Pollutants Panel - Price $225.00/Urine

US BioTek Laboratories now offers the Environmental Pollutants Panel -A GC/MS urine analysis for assessment of patient exposure to common environmental and occupational chemicals.

Chronic exposures to a number of occupational and environmental pollutants are a growing concern in today's industrialized communities as their effects on human health are profound. Many have been linked to a variety of pathologies including neuropsychological, and neuropsychological dysfunction, leukopaenia, dyspnoea, anemia, and certain cancers, to name but a few.

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Chemicals in the report include metabolites of:
Xylene, a ubiquitos petrochemical solvent, is first oxidized via p450 enzymes then conjugated with glycine to for 2- and 3-methylhippurate.
Toluene
Benzene
Trimethylbenzene
Styrene
Phthalic Acid Esters
Phthalates are used in the manufacture of plastics to allow for flexibility and to soften resins. Not only that, but it is found in everything from makeup to detergents, shampoos to time-released pharmaceutical drugs. This toxin is a well known endocrine disruptor as well as causing neurological and developmental disorders. It can interfere with tryptophan metabolism resulting in an increase in quinolinic acid, a pro-inflammatory and neurotoxic compound. Phthalates have also been implicated in abnormal fetal development, especially in male fetuses.
Parabens
Parabens are a widely used family of preservatives found in many cosmetic, pharmaceutical and industrial products. Parabens have inherent estrogenic and other hormone related activity and have been implicated in the growth and development of human breast cancer cell lines.

A listing of sources of each chemicals tested is provided with the patient’s report.

Sample collection utilizes our proprietary urine Dip ‘N Dry collection strips to maximize analyte stability and recovery.


All lab tests can be done through the mail in the privacy of your own home, except blood tests, we send you to a lab to have your blood drawn for these. After you pay for the test we mail you the kit, the results take two weeks, the test results will be mailed to us and we will call you to go over the results, its that easy! All tests include the consultation for the report of findings.

Call to set up a nutritional consultation so that tests can be performed and a comprehensive strategy of lifestyle, dietary modification and nutrient supplementation can be implemented to improve your health.

For an appointment or more information, call: 818 707-3126.

Dr. Rispoli,DCN., Ph.D., L.Ac. has maintained a sucessful Functional Medicine clinical practice for over 27 years. Her programs work because she is so thorough in testing and providing a individualized nutritiona, diet and lifestyle approach. Remember that the body can heal itself if supplied with the proper nutrients and is balanced.