Vitamin C Status

Vitamin C Status

Highlight: Determines deficiencies in overall Vitamin C status.

Functional Assessment of: Vitamin C

Indicated for those who: Wish to overview their vitality, antioxidant status and immune system.

Fee Schedule:

70

When combined with your Metabolic Urine Testing: 50

The results of this test are available shortly after your test.

PATIENT PREPARATION ( for all urinalysis):

  • First morning urine is most optimal
    The specific gravity of the sample should be between 1.015-1.020 for optimal results
    Patient Preparation : 24 hrs before test
    It is helpful to consume chicken or turkey for tryptophan assists indicant test
    Eliminate the use of salt as much as possible
    Eliminate all nutritional supplements
    Eliminate iodine and bile supplements as they may cause false positives in the indican bowl test
    Eliminate coffee, tea , colas and alcoholic beverages. These are diuretics and will concentrate the sample too much. Alcohol may also cause false negatives on the indican test and false positives for the oxidata test.
    Reduce laxatives and bulking agents ie fiber ( interferes with indicant test)
    Reduce the use of beets and carrots as they may discolor the urine and make the readings more difficult.
    Drink 6 glasses of water each day

(Courtesy of  Professional Health Products- In Office Lab Tests Manual)