Biotoxin Mold Illness Panel Blood Test

  • Item # LC100038

Biotoxin Mold Illness Panel Blood Test

  • Item # LC100038

This panel contains the following tests and was designed specifically for people who are working with a Shoemaker Certified doctor or a medical practitioner who has special training or experience in mold illness. To find such a doctor, please use this website:

  • Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 (MMP9)
  • Transforming Growth Factor beta 1 (TGF-β1)
  • Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone (MSH)
  • Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH)
  • Osmolality

Biotoxin illness refers to the cause of a person's illness. All biotoxin illnesses have one common denominator - toxins being produced by living things. Symptoms of biotoxin illness can be similar to that of fibromyalgia, chronic sinus infections, or chronic fatigue syndrome. These include: allergies, headaches, coughing, GI problems, body aches, burning or watery eyes, fever, anxiety, mood swings, and more.

Mold is a key element of indoor air contamination that few people understand; yet, is one of the most common causes of biotoxin illness. What many people also don't realize is that mold can make you extremely sick, or even kill you. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), all molds have the potential to cause ill health.1 The tests contained in this panel look at the complex cascade of events throughout multiple inflammatory pathways produced by biotoxin mold exposure.2

Instructions

Fasting is not required. Take all medications as prescribed.

Note

This panel was designed with the cooperation of Dr. Shoemaker. All tests in this panel are performed by LabCorp. The tests that Dr. Shoemaker recommends be obtained through QUEST (VEGF, VIP, C3a and C4a) are not part of this panel. This blood test panel cannot be done in a kit. You must be able to go to a LabCorp Service Center. Additionally, this panel requires that you call ahead to the LabCorp location you are having your blood drawn several weeks before you plan to go because the marker MSH requires a Trasylol Kit (LabCorp supply #33328) which is not routinely kept as inventory in a patient service center.

Results take 7-10 business days from when the specimen is received.

References

  1. http://www.epa.gov/mold/moldguide.html Accessed March 2015
  2. http://www.survivingmold.com/diagnosis/lab-tests Accessed March 2015

The laboratory services are for informational purposes only. It is not the intention of National Diagnostics, Inc and Life Extension to provide specific medical advice but rather to provide users with information to better understand their health. Specific medical advice including diagnosis and treatment will not be provided. Always seek the advice of a trained health professional for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Both the physician and the testing laboratory are independent contractors with whom National Diagnostics, Inc makes arrangements for your blood tests. Neither National Diagnostics, Inc or Life Extension will be liable for any acts or omissions of the physician, the testing laboratory, or their agents or employees.

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Biotoxin Mold Illness Panel Blood Test

$425.00

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