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Electrolytes (UEC)-Blood SST (Test Code 6003)

Collection Method

SST Serum Blood Test

Turn Around Time

3-5 business days

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Electrolytes are important minerals that are found in the body. Optimal electrolyte levels are important as they keep the bodies fluids in balance and help your body to function healthy. More specifically, Electrolytes move fluid in and out of your cells, carry nutrients into the cells and waste products back out as well as help the acids and bases in your blood stay in balance.

NutriPATH offer an electrolytes panel that assesses 7 key crucial elements that will provide clinically useful information of a patient’s overall electrolyte status. Electrolyte imbalances are quite common and may be caused by several conditions. If electrolyte imbalances are not assessed or treated this may lead to a dysfunction of vital body systems, such as the muscles and brain.

Common Conditions:

    • Eating disorder
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle pain
    • Headache
    • Nausea/vomiting
    • Bowel irregularities
    • Heart problems
    • Kidney issues

Test Method

Automated chemistry

Analytes

Na, K, Cl, HCO3, Urea, eGFR, creatinine

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

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NUTRIPATH offers more tests than any other integrative medical laboratory. With more than 200 tests available, it is the anti-aging and integrative medical practitioners’ one-stop-shop with assessments that investigate endocrine, gastrointestinal, immunological, genomic, metabolic and nutritional balance.