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Chlorinated Pesticides – Blood (Test Code 4102)

Chlorinated pesticides were first placed into wide-spread agricultural use after World War II and are made up of ringed structures to which numerous chlorine atoms are attached. Of the chlorinated pesticides, DDT is the most well-known.
These pesticides are insoluble in water, persist in soil, bio accumulate in fatty tissues, and also biomagnify through our food chain.

Analytes:

• DDE (p,p1)
• DDT (p,p1)
• Dieldrin
• Endosulfan Sulfate
• Heptachlor Epoxide
• Hexachlorobenzene (HCB)
• Mirex
• Oxychlordane
• Trans-Nonachlor

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Patient Brochure

The Chlorinated Pesticides Profile can help identify when a patient has been exposed to certain pesticides and insecticides, and how high a body burden of chlorinated pesticides the patient is carrying. This panel looks at the most commonly found chlorinated pesticides. Chlorinated pesticides have been identified in over 98% of all persons studied, have an affinity for lipid-rich tissues, and are stored in various organs and adipose tissues. Exposure to this may be from consuming contaminated fruits, vegetables, grains, meat, dairy and fish. It may also be from drinking contaminated water or Inhaling chemical vapours or contaminated dust, soil, and house dust.

Common Conditions:

• Allergies
• Asthma
• Cardiovascular disease
• Cell mediated immune deficiency
• Certain cancers
• Fatigue
• Frequent infections
• High blood pressure
• Learning difficulties
• Mood disorders

 

NOTICE TO PATIENTS

NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.

 

Analytes

DDE
DDT
Dieldrin
Heptachlor epoxide
Hexachlorobenzene
Mirex
Oxychlordane
trans-Nonachlor
Endosulfan sulfate
Cholesterol
Triglycerides