Efficacy in medicine, is the ability of an intervention or drug to reproduce a desired effect in expert hands and under ideal circumstances. This panel is to determine the influence certain compounds and plant extracts may have on specific hormone levels.
Sex Hormone binding Globulin, Serum
Testosterone, Free (Direct) With Total Testosterone, LC/MS-MS
Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
Tri-iodothyronine (T3) Total
Luteinizing Hormone (LH)
Comprehensive Metabolic Profile (CMP) (includes eGFR)
Patient Instructions: Patient should fast for 12 hours preceding collection of specimen. If using a testosterone cream please be sure you have not rubbed any into the antecubital area of your arm for the last 24 hours as it can give elevated results.
Estimated turnaround for results is 7 business days. If confirmation testing is required, the estimated time may be extended.