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Lab Testing


Fatty Acids Profile, DBS


SKU: 2323


Product Description

**NOTE: All laboratory testing requires an authorizing physician in order to complete the laboratory testing.**

A Convenient Finger-Stick Test for Evaluating Key Fatty Acids

Why Use the Fatty Acids Profile – Blood Spot?*

Fatty acid imbalances can be a causative factor in a variety of chronic health conditions. The Fatty Acids Profile – Blood Spot assesses the critical balance between essential Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids. The Fatty Acids Profile – Blood Spot can indicate the need for fatty acid supplementation and/or dietary modification.

Effective for Patients Experiencing:

The Fatty Acids Profile – Blood Spot is useful for patient concerns including:

  • Chronic Pain/Inflammatory Conditions
  • Depression
  • Cardiovascular Risk
  • Weight Issues/Dietary Guidance


About the Fatty Acids Blood Spot Profile

The Fatty Acids Profile – Blood Spot is ideal for those without access to blood-draw facilities. The Fatty Acids Bloodspot Profile reports results in an easy-to-interpret quintile format, and also provides a Supplement Recommendation Summary based on test results.

The complete Fatty Acids Profile – Blood Spot measures:

  • Polyunsaturated Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Polyunsaturated Omega-6 Fatty Acids
  • Trans Fatty Acids
  • Fatty-Acid Ratios
Analyte List
AA (Arachidonic Acid)
ALA (Alpha-Linolenic Acid)
DGLA (Dihomogamma Linolenic Acid)
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)
GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid)
LA (Linoleic Acid)
Total C:18 Trans-Isomers


Instructions (PDF)
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Sample Report

Sample Report (PDF)
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