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