Micronutrient Test
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What is a Micronutrient Test?

A Micronutrient Test is a sophisticated test that checks for intracellular vitamin, mineral and antioxidant deficiencies.

How is a Micronutrient Test different from a standard serum vitamin or mineral test?

Standard medical vitamin and mineral tests check your blood level for a micronutrient at a given point in time. The Micronutrient Test, on the other hand, measures your intracellular levels (typically in lymphocytes) which can correspond to longer term deficiencies in the body.


What's the procedure for getting a Micronutrient Test?

The Micronutrient Test requires a blood draw and special incubation procedures and is offered by a limited number of labs. It can take as long as 2-3 weeks to complete sample processing.

What can I do with Micronutrient Test results?

Micronutrient Testing will identify nutritional deficiencies that need to be corrected. In most cases, supplements can replenish necessary nutrients.

Will my health insurance cover this test?

That depends on your health insurance. You would have to check with your plan administrator.

I don't have a doctor or lab order. How can I get one?

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This information is provided as a service to our users. There is no representation that any of this information is accurate, and all questions regarding the subject matter should be directed to one's medical provider.