Measures Cortisol excesses and deficiencies in your body. The test also helps identify Cortisol imbalance even before the appearance of symptoms or diseases and establish hormone baseline prior starting hormone therapy. The test is simple and convenient to perform. Saliva collection can be done at home and avoids the stress of blood draw. To ensure proper collection and handling of samples, the test kit includes the following: Instruction sheet, Vial(s) for collecting saliva, Pre-paid shipping label, Requisition Form, Symptom Checklist on Test Requisition Form...Once you have collected the required amount of saliva samples, fill-out the requisition form and send them to the accredited laboratory using the pre-paid shipping label. The test result will be returned to you or the ordering health care provider in 7-10 business days. The result is also available via secure Internet access. Using the Cortisol Hormone Imbalance Level Testing Kit is a cost-effective method to address Cortisol imbalance with your physician's supervision. California State health law requires that the testing of any specimen collected or mailed from California be sent with a written order from a health care professional licensed in California to order laboratory tests. This includes the following disciplines: M.D.; D.C.; LAc; R.D.; D.O.; N.P.; and Pharmacists (R.PH). As of September 2002 (Senate Bill 577), such lab tests may be ordered by complementary or alternative health care practitioners "not providing services that require medical training."
New York State
New York State health law prohibits the testing of specimens collected in or mailed from New York, and prohibits the transmission of data from ZRT Laboratory to NY physicians or residents. Therefore, direct receipt of lab results for NY residents is not possible.