DRIED URINE TESTING

Dried urine is a form of collection where patients saturate a filter card with a urine sample. Once dry, urine cards are extremely stable for shipment and storage, and this method eliminates the need for jug urine collection.

Why measure in urine? Urine testing is the best way to measure adrenal and sex steroid hormone by-products and their respective metabolic pathways, providing a gauge for understanding the body’s hormone metabolism. Urine testing is also the preferred method for testing elements like iodine and heavy metals like arsenic and cadmium. Additionally, it’s the most common method for testing neurotransmitters.

Accurately measuring hormones in dried urine is another scientific first pioneered by ZRT.

 

Most Convenient Collection

ZRT’s discreet dried urine collection eliminates the hassles – and embarrassment – of jug urine collection

Most Convenient Collection

ZRT’s discreet dried urine collection eliminates the hassles – and embarrassment – of jug urine collection

Easiest Method for Urine Testing

ZRT’s dried urine method offers a discreet, at-home testing alternative and eliminates the hassles of all-day jug urine collection. Patients collect urine on a filter strip up to four times during the day. Dried strips are shelf-stable for 30 days and easy to mail back to the lab for analysis.

Unlike other labs, patients do not need to stop hormone supplementation to use ZRT’s testing because we have ranges adjusted for age, menstrual status and supplementation types. This is the ideal method for tracking the effectiveness of hormone treatments.

Learn More About Dried Urine Testing

 

HORMONE TESTING FOR DIFFERENT SUPPLEMENTATION TYPES

 

Webinar: Pros & Cons of Urine Hormone Testing

Webinar: Clinical Utility of Neurotransmitter Testing

Webinar: Big 4 Toxic Heavy Metals & Health Impacts

Dried Urine Testing Options
ZRT Laboratory Urine Metabolites Kit

Urine Metabolites Test Kit Includes:

Adrenal Profile – A picture of adrenal hormone metabolism. 13 tests.

Estrogen Essential Profile – A baseline view of how a patient is metabolizing estrogens. 12 tests.

Estrogen Elite Profile – Estrogen, progesterone and select androgen metabolites with BPA. 20 tests.

Basic Metabolites Profile – A baseline view of sex steroid hormone metabolite levels plus total cortisol. 11 tests.

Advanced Metabolites Profile – Our broadest view of sex steroid hormone metabolite levels and cortisol metabolism with full diurnal melatonin and BPA. 44 tests. (Sample Report)

View Metabolites Tests Included in Each Profile

 

ZRT Laboratory Neurotransmitters Kit

Neurotransmitters Test Kit Includes:

NeuroAdvanced Profile – GABA, Glu, Gly, DA, Epi, NE, HIST, 5-HT, PEA, DOPAC, HVA, 5-HIAA, NMN, VMA & Crtn (Sample Report)

Saliva Hormones add-on – E2, Pg, T, DS & C

Urine Hormones add-on – E2, Pregnanediol, Allopregnanolone, Androstenedione, T, Epi-T, DHT, DHEA, & 5α,3α-Androstanediol

Diurnal Cortisol add-on – Free Cortisol x 4 & Free Cortisone x 4

Diurnal Cortisol & Melatonin add-on – Free Cortisol x 4, Free Cortisone x 4 & Melatonin (MT6s) x 4

Diurnal Cortisol, Norepinephrine & Epinephrine add-on – Free Cortisol x 4, Free Cortisone x 4, NE x 4 & Epi x 4

Diurnal Cortisol, Melatonin, Norepinephrine & Epinephrine add-on – Free Cortisol x 4, Free Cortisone x 4, Melatonin (MT6s) x 4, NE x 4 & Epi x 4

Urine Toxic & Essential Elements add-on – I, Se, Br, Li, As, Cd & Hg

 

ZRT Laboratory Blood + Urine Hormone Kit

Blood Spot + Dried Urine Test Kit Includes:

Comprehensive Thyroid Profile – fT3, fT4, TPOab & TSH (blood spot); I, Se, Br, Li, As, Cd, Hg & Crtn (dried urine) (Sample Report)

 

ZRT Laboratory Heavy Metals & Essential Elements Kit

Heavy Metals & Essential Elements Test Kit Includes:

Comprehensive Toxic & Essential Elements Profile – Hg, Cd, Pb, Zn, Cu, Se & Mg (blood spot); I, Se, Br, Li, As, Cd, Hg & Crtn (dried urine) (Sample Report)

Toxic & Essential Elements - Blood Profile – Hg, Cd, Pb, Zn, Cu, Se & Mg (Sample Report)

Toxic & Essential Elements - Urine Profile – I, Se, Br, Li, As, Cd, Hg & Crtn (Sample Report)

Rare Elements Profile Gd, Tl, U & Crtn

Iodine Panel – I & Crtn

Elite Thyroid Profile T4, Tgbn, fT4, fT3, TPO & TSH

 

ZRT Laboratory Sleep Balance Kit

Sleep Balance Profile Test Kit Includes:

Sleep Balance Profile – Cortisol x 4, Cortisone x 4, Melatonin (MT6s) x 4 & Crtn (Sample Report)

Norepinephrine & Epinephrine add-on – NE x 4 & Epi x 4

 

ZRT Laboratory Menstrual Cycle Mapping Kit

Menstrual Cycle Mapping Test Kit Includes:

Menstrual Cycle Mapping Profile – E1G, PDG, LH & Crtn (Sample Report)

 

Reference Information

ZRT Test Directory & Abbreviations

The Science of Dried Urine Testing

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