Exposure Tests

Exposure testing is important because chemical hazards and toxic substances pose a wide range of health hazards and human parasitic infections often go unnoticed or are misdagnosed.

Toxins are poisonous and extremely harmful substances, which causes potential harm to the various organs in the body. Liver and kidney sustain the damage and the toxin build up starts forming in the blood. And once this happens, there are strong and severe symptoms that start developing. The only way in which toxins can be checked in the blood is through blood tests. Heavy metal toxicity can result in damage to the vital organs, neurological and muscular degeneration, cancer, allergies and even death.

Occupational exposure is the most common way people are exposed to heavy metals but other ways exposure happens is through environmental releases in the air, water and soil, intentional poisoning, living in or remodeling old homes, cigarette smoke, contaminated soil, ingestion, or taking metal-based supplements at unnecessary levels.

Heavy metal testing is recommended for anyone who believes they have had exposure in the workplace or through other means especially if they are exhibiting symptoms of heavy metals poisoning.  Family members of those exposed in the workplace should also be tested as toxic particulates can be brought into the home on clothing.

Millions of Americans develop parasitic infections and symptoms often go unnotices or are misdiagnosed.  An infection can lead to serious health problems, including blindness, pregnancy complications, seizures, heart failure, and even death.

Many kinds of lab tests are available to diagnose parasitic diseases.  Some, but not all, parasitic infections can be detected by testing your blood. Blood tests look for a specific parasite infection; there is no blood test that will look for all parasitic infections.  An ova and parasite test stool test is used to find parasites that cause diarrhea, loose or watery stools, cramping, flatulence and other abdominal illness.

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  1. Aluminum Blood Test

    Monitor patients for prior and ongoing exposure to aluminum.

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    $72.00

  2. Arsenic Blood Test

    Used to monitor recent or acute exposure to arsenic.

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    $80.00

  3. Chromium Plasma Test

    Used to measure Chromium levels in the blood.

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    $108.00

  4. Copper Blood Test, RBC and Plasma

    Used for monitoring copper exposure.

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    $109.00

  5. Giardia Lamblia Stool Test, EIA

    Rapid detection of the Giardia lamblia parasite.

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    $76.00

  6. Heavy Metals Profile I Blood Test

    Monitors exposure to arsenic, lead, and mercury.

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    $198.00

  7. Immunoglobulin E Blood Test, Total, IgE

    Immunoglobulin E is a blood test used to evaluate immunoglobulin status in possible atopic disease.

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    $95.00

  8. Iodine Blood Test

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    $89.00

  9. Iodine Urine Test, 24-Hour

    Measures urinary iodine, an element essential for thyroid function.

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    $125.00

  10. Iodine Urine Test, Random

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    $97.00

  11. Lead Blood Test

    Monitor exposure to lead.

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    $49.00

  12. Mercury Blood Test

    Test used to detect the presence of an excessive amount of mercury.

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    $60.00

  13. Mercury Urine Test, Random

    Used to detect the presence of an excessive amount of mercury.

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    $74.00

  14. Ova and Parasites Examination Stool Test

    Establish the diagnosis of parasitic infestation. Concentration of material and examination of specimen for ova and parasites by...

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    $69.00

  15. Selenium Blood Test

    Monitors selenium deficiency and occupational exposure.

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    $95.00

  16. Stool Culture Test

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    $139.00

  17. Toxoplasma Gondii Antibodies Blood Test, IgG

    Support the diagnosis of toxoplasmosis; document past exposure and/or immunity to Toxoplasma gondii.

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    $67.00

  18. West Nile Virus (WNV) Antibody Serum Test

    Aids in the diagnosis of West Nile virus encephalitis.

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    $229.00

  19. Zinc Blood Test

    Ordered to monitor exposure to Zinc.

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    $38.00

  20. Zinc Blood Test, RBC

    A sensitive screening for zinc deficiency or overload.

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    $158.00

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