The balance of anti- and pro-carcinogenic metabolites of oestrogen are investigated with this test, which measures the 2- and 16-alpha-hydroxy derivatives of oestrogen. The Oestrogen Metabolism Assessment may be applicable for patients who present with a family history of hormonal cancers or oestrogen dominance.
END19 Oestrogen Metabolism (Genova Diagnostics)
Specimen Type: Urine
AVERAGE TURNAROUND TIME: 23 days
Patient Requirements: Collection is preferred on day 18 – 25 after the start of the menstrual cycle. It is not necessary to discontinue supplements or oral hormones prior to this test. Abnormalities that may be found will reveal special needs not met by recent dietary or supplemental intake. Please refer to full instructions sent with the kit.