Find a Doctor

Chlorinated Pesticides – Blood (Test Code 4102)

Collection Method

Blood

Turn Around Time

12-15 business days

.

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.

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

Test Method

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry, LC/Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Colorimetric

Analytes

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

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

Find a Practitioner

Getting started

Registering with nutripath is simple and easy. Licensed healthcare practitioners may begin the process of opening an account here.

Register →

My Portal

Healthcare practitioners can log in to their unique client portal to submit test request, order inventory materials, download patient results, and have access to other clinical support tools.

Login →

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.