lab services

lab servicesWith the purpose of providing a thorough analysis of a patient’s health, our naturopathic doctors offer comprehensive diagnostic testing.

In addition to specialized naturopathic testing, conventional blood and urine testing can be ordered by our naturopathic doctors, through Calgary Laboratory Services . Since naturopathic services are not covered by Alberta Health Care, there is an additional fee for this service.

lab tests available:

A BIA machine uses an electrical current to provide vital information on body composition, overall hydration, cellular health and toxic burden

This test, from Armin Labs in Germany, reflects the current Borrelia burgdorferi activity of chronic and recent infections

Assesses the presence of chronic viral infections including cytomegalovirus, HHV-6, Epstein-Barr, Coxsackie virii

Helps to assess digestive and absorptive functions of the gastrointestinal tract, the presence of opportunistic pathogens and to monitor the efficacy of treatments

A simple in-office finger prick test assesses delayed sensitivity reactions to specific foods.

A comprehensive analysis of adrenal and sex hormones using easy-to-collect dried urine samples. This panel now includes oxidative stress marker, 8-Hydroxy-2-deoxyguanosine (8OHdG). 

A simple urine test detects pregnancy or other hormone-related conditions

A simple test to determine adequate production of stomach acid.

An in-house urine test to diagnose colon dysbiosis or imbalance of bacteria in the lower digestive tract

Measures amino acids and essential fatty acids; identifies deficiencies of energy production at the cellular level; and pinpoints problems with detoxification.

A liquid-based smear which allows for highly accurate results and more comfort for our patients; find out more information on our Woman Well Program

Measures saliva levels of estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, cortisol and DHEA

Using a Lactulose-challenged, three-hour hydrogen/methane breath test to determine the presence of an overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine

A variety of tests to help identify tick-borne infections other than Lyme, such as Bartonella and Ehrlichia/Anaplasmosis

Assesses presence of heavy metals stored in the body, reflecting chronic toxic exposure

A simple taste test to determine zinc deficiency, which can contribute to low immune function and poor tissue healing

Additional laboratory tests are available upon request.