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Laboratory and Diagnostic Testing

We offer a comprehensive menu of laboratory and diagnostic testing, including specialized studies usually considered a part of alternative medicine. Most testing is performed right here in our laboratory. Other testing not listed below is available as ordered by your doctor. Please let us know if you do not see what you are looking for.

Laboratory Testing:

  • Blood count (CBC)
  • Chemistries (including liver and kidney functions)
  • Thyroid studies (TSH, free T3 and free T4)

Other Hormone levels:

  • Estradiol, Estriol
  • Progesterone
  • Testosterone
  • DHEA
  • Insulin
  • FSH, LH
  • Cortisol
  • Glycohemoglobin (Hgb A1C)
  • Glucose-insulin tolerance test (GITT)
  • Lipid profile
  • Lipoprotein a
  • Homocysteine
  • B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
  • CRP (C-reactive protein)
  • IgF-1
  • Urinalysis and urine culture
  • Sed rate (ESR)
  • Hemoccult
  • PAP smear
  • Urine pregnancy test (hCG)
  • Cancer Markers
  • Ca 125
  • CEA
  • PSA
  • Viral Antibodies
  • HIV
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C

Cardiovascular Studies:

  • Treadmill stress test
  • Cardiolite stress test
  • Echocardiogram
  • Coronary artery calcium score
  • Ultra fast C-T Angiogram
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Cardiac PET scan
  • Carotid ultrasound
  • Arterial and venous Doppler studies of the legs
  • EKG

Special and Alternative Studies:

  • Adrenal Stress Index
  • Antioxidant Levels
  • Bioimpedance Analysis
  • Biochemical Testing for Autistic Children
  • Bone Resorption Study
  • Candida Antibodies (yeast overgrowth)
  • Comprehensive Stool Analysis
  • Environmental Allergens
  • Environmental Organic Toxins
  • Essential Fatty Acid Analysis
  • Estrogen Metabolites (for breast cancer risk)
  • Fertility Testing (hormones & subclinical infection)
  • Food Allergy Testing
  • Heavy Metal Testing- urine, blood, feces and hair
  • Ion Panel
  • Liver Detoxification Panel
  • Neurotransmitter Testing
  • Plasma Amino Acids
  • Serum Fatty Acids
  • Urine Hormone Testing
  • Urine Organic Acids
  • Vitamin and Mineral Analysis


  • This information is provided for educational purposes only. Never add, change, or discontinue medication or treatment without first consulting your doctor. To make an appointment with a doctor at the Institute for Progressive Medicine, please call 949-600-5100.