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DUTCH Test Order Information

Information About Your DUTCH Test 

Now that you have placed your order here is a list of the next steps as well as links to the test instructions, and frequently asked questions.

Instructions For The DUTCH Test

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    You should have received an email confirmation once you have placed your order, if not check junk mail (we will need to be in your safe senders list to send you updates and the results).
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    Once you have placed your order you will receive the requisition form, instructions, and collection kit from Precision Analytical in 3-4 business days, depending on where you live.
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    If you live outside of the U.S the test kit will come from RN Labs if you are in Australia or Nordic Labs if you are in other parts of the world.
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    Once you receive your test kit read the instructions carefully, and if you have any questions after reading the instructions email support@planetnaturopath.com or contact Precision Analytical.
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    Once you have collected the samples and allowed time to dry, they are shipped back to the lab - once the lab receives the samples the results will take 10 business days.
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    For men and menopausal women you can test anytime - for women getting a menstrual cycle read the instructions as you need to test at a specific time of the luteal cycle.
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    If you need help knowing what the best time of the month is to test, let us know if after reading the instructions you are still not sure.
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    When the results are ready we will email you a pdf copy, and if you ordered a consultation with the test you will be sent a link to schedule a consultation.

Pathology Testing Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to stop supplements or medications before the test?

Some supplements may impact the HVA organic acid result. If you take any of the following, it is recommended to stop fr 48 hours before testing:

Tyrosine, L-Dopa, D,L-Phenylalanine (DLPA), Mucuna and Quercetin.

Do I have to stop any foods before testing?

Avoid avocado, bananas, and fava beans for 48 hours before collecting as they may elevate the HVA organic acid result; if you do consume, please make a note on your requisition form.

Do I have to stop taking hormones?

You don't have to stop HRT - read the instructions carefully as they will guide you on how to do the test if you are taking HRT.