Basic Lab Test Requirements

  • CBC (complete blood count) no fasting
  • CMP (comprehensive metabolic panel) 12 hours fasting
  • LIPID PANEL (cholesterol) 12 hours fasting
  • HOMOCYSTINE, 12 hours fasting
  • FIBRINOGEN, No asprin or other blood thinners 24 hours before the test unless prescribed by your Dr. then do not take the morning of test
  • BLEEDING TIME, same as fibrinogen
  • DHEA Sulphate; no DHEA or Cortisol the morning of blood draw
  • HORMONES; Thyroid, estrogens, progesterone, testosterone, DHT etc.. do not take hormones of morning of blood draw
  • VITAMONS; Fasting and no vitamins morning of blood draw
  • RHEIN 24 HOUR URINE (hormone testing) No vitamins, suppliments or hormones 24 hrs before test and on day of testing (place spec in freezer)