Lab Testing


Fatty Acids Profile

Genova Diagnostics

SKU: 2323


Product Description

**Note: All laboratory testing requires an authorizing physician. DHA Laboratory offers a patient direct program that partners you with an authorizing physician. If you have any additional questions regarding the availability of testing, please contact our laboratory by telephone or email.**


Fatty Acids Profile, Dry Blood Spot

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


Performing Laboratory is Genova Diagnostics.


Instructions (PDF)
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Sample Report

Sample Report (PDF)
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