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We work with some of the most advanced laboratories and testing facilities in the country. Some of them offer technology and diagnostic capabilities that are simply not available anywhere else. Here’s a partial list.
Integrated Genetic Solutions
IGS uses your unique combination of DNA genetic mutations and blood analysis to identify and treat body chemistry imbalances. Your complex tapestry of hormones, vitamins, and minerals requires extensive analysis and complex mathematical computation in order to generate an accurate and personalized treatment program that identifies your precise nutritional requirements.
Empire City Laboratories
ECL is a full-service clinical laboratory that offers a wide variety of diagnostic testing. These tests may be used to help form a diagnosis in situations where you are symptomatic as well as to screen for diseases when you are asymptomatic. Tests can also be used to detect a predicative pattern if you already have an established disease, serving as a crucial monitoring tool. For your convenience, Empire will send a phlebotomist to your home or office to draw blood samples.
Myriad has developed a variety of molecular diagnostic tests that determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions. Myriad’s portfolio includes tests for hereditary breast, colorectal, uterine/endometrial, and pancreatic cancer... melanoma... depression... and rheumatoid arthritis.
DUTCH, which is a product of Precision Analytical, stands for Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones. The test provides important insights into hormones and their function in the body. Because it has the easiest sample collection and provides the most comprehensive information, DUTCH has become the world leader in hormone testing.
GI-MAP Stool Test
GI-MAP, which stands for GI-Microbial Assay Plus, is a stool test that utilizes cutting edge, Quantitative PCR technology to offer a true DNA/PCR-based stool analysis which provides actionable information about the microbiota and how it relates to many inflammatory, autoimmune, metabolic, cardiovascular, and other chronic diseases.
Genomind is a unique personalized medicine platform. The company’s flagship product is The Genecept Assay, a genetic test that is easily administered via a cheek swab. The Assay is used to guide treatment for a broad range of psychiatric conditions, including depression, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, bipolar disorder, PTSD, autism, schizophrenia, chronic pain and substance abuse, and has been shown to improve patient outcomes and reduce overall medical costs.
A specialist and pioneer in essential and toxic elemental testing, this laboratory provides a wide array of functional testing to aid in decision making and better patient outcomes. There are tests available to help assess and treat heavy metal burden, nutritional deficiencies, gastrointestinal function, cardiovascular risk, liver and metabolic abnormalities, hormone status, and more.
Commonwealth Diagnostics International
Commonwealth specializes in hydrogen and methane breath analysis. Their tests are used for the diagnosis and management of some of the world’s most common sources of digestive distress and functional gastrointestinal disorders — including small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), lactose intolerance/ malabsorption, carbohydrate malabsorption, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and other conditions.
Boston Heart Diagnostics
Boston Health provides novel, personalized diagnostics and integrated customized lifestyle programs to improve heart health. Their suite of tests looks beyond the “good” and “bad” cholesterol assessment that conventional labs provide to give a more complete picture of heart health. The Boston Heart HDL Map® is the only test available that quantifies the amount of apoA-I in the five most significant subpopulations, resulting in a deeper understanding of a patient’s risk for cardiovascular disease.
Cyrex is a Clinical Immunology Laboratory Specializing in Functional Immunology and Autoimmunity. Cyrex offers multi-tissue antibody testing for the early detection and monitoring of today’s complex autoimmune conditions. Cyrex develops innovative arrays through continuous collaboration with leading experts in medical research and clinical practice.
Vibrant America is a leading science and technology company delivering life- transforming laboratory services to enable diagnostics and prognostics for Autoimmune disease and other chronic diseases using an integrated micro-array platform that would enable multiplex testing at an affordable cost.
Founded by technologists-scientists, our science-driven approach has resulted in numerous products and services in a range of diseases, including allergy, autoimmune like Celiac, connective tissue, rheumatoid arthritis and infectious diseases. Testing includes general and highly specific food sensitivity panels, unique testing for tickborne disease, and micronutrients.