Types of testing offered

At Atlanta Functional Medicine, we run several types of specialty testing to isolate the root cause of many chronic symptoms and conditions. The companies that perform these tests are out of network, so they have associated patient co-pays. Listed below are some of the tests performed here, along with a price estimate. Prices may be different with certain insurance carriers.

Comprehensive blood panel: full cholesterol panel, including LDL and HDL particle numbers, full diabetes screen, full thyroid panel, full sex hormone panel, Coenzyme Q 10, fish oil levels, APOE gene, MTHFR gene, metabolic panel- no patient responsibility-$200. Covered by MEDICARE

Nutritional testing: a nutritional test that tests for nutritional deficiencies, looks at proteins and enzymes involved in creating energy in our cells, detects malabsorption in the body, and tests for antioxidants and heavy metals- $179-$380. Covered by MEDICARE

Comprehensive stool test: looks at all levels of good and bad bacteria in the gut, tests for yeast overgrowth, several parasites, and blood. Detects inflammation and malabsorption in the gut. Assesses digestion of fats/proteins/sugars. Can distinguish between IBS and IBD- $179-$359. Covered by MEDICARE

Leaky gut panel: determines whether the body is having an immune response secondary to wheat/gluten containing foods, tests for Celiac diseases, assesses intestinal permeability- $199

Food sensitivity testing: looks at IgG reactions to several different foods- $200-$500

ELISA/ACT test: looks at IgG reactions to foods, molds, additives and preservatives, food coloring, and environmental chemicals- $265-$1,100

Neurotransmitter testing: looks at the levels of chemical receptors in the body, including salivary Cortisol, Dopamine, Serotonin, Epinephrine, Norepinephrine, GABA. Imbalances in these chemical receptors can cause symptoms of anxiety, depression, and fatigue- $99-$300

Heavy metal testing: Detects heavy metal toxicity through urine, blood, or hair- $65-$100

EBV (Epstein Barr Virus): tests for EBV antibodies, which can cause chronic fatigue: $55

Lyme testing: call for pricing

Mold testing: call for pricing

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