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Organophosphates – Urine (Test Code 4105)

Organophosphate pesticides/insecticides are nerve agents that inactivate an important enzyme which is essential to nerve function. This can cause neurodevelopment disorders in small children and fetuses. Though organophosphates degrade rapidly when exposed to sunlight, air, and soil, chronic toxicity can still occur as these chemicals are used on food crops, orchards, and food storage centers.

 

Analytes:

• Atrazine
• Atrazine Mercapturate
• Diethyldithiophosphate (DEDTP)
• Diethylthiophosphate (DETP)
• Dimethyldithiophosphate (DMDTP)
• Dimethylthiophosphate (DMTP)

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Patient Brochure

The Organophosphates Profile is a urine test that identifies a patient´s prolonged exposed to organophosphate pesticides. The Organophosphates Profile uncovers exposure to these pesticides, insecticides, and herbicides to determine if avoidance and detoxification are needed for optimal health. Organophosphates from pesticides can be hazardous to the neurological development of children and babies in the womb, producing lower IQs.

Common Conditions:

• Nausea
• Headache
• Dizziness
• Muscle twitching
• Poor coordination
• Vomiting
• Diarrhoea
• Asthma
• Wheeze

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

Dimethylthiophosphate (DMTP)
Dimethyldithiophosphate (DMDTP)
Diethylthiophosphate (DETP)
Diethyldithiophosphate (DEDTP)
Atrazine
Atrazine mercapturate