Lab Company: Precision Analytical Sample Type: Urine Collection Location: At Home
The DUTCH Complete provides a complete assessment of hormonal health. By measuring a patient's sex hormones, adrenal hormones, and melatonin, along with their metabolites, this test can help identify symptoms of hormonal imbalances.
Avoidavocados, bananas, and fava beans48 hours before collection.
Avoidalcohol, caffeine, or large fluid intakeduring the collection period.
If you are takinghormones or supplements,consult the information below and your healthcare provider to discuss collection timing.
If you are a cycling woman, you must collect the samples onspecific days of your cycle.
Ensure thesamples are fully dried before shippingthem back.
Samples should beshipped to the lab as soon as possibleafter sample collection.
Preparation & Timing
For 48 hours before collection, avoid avocados, bananas, and fava beans.
Avoid alcohol, caffeine, or large fluid intakefor several hours before and during the collection period.
Do not drinkany fluidsfor 2 hours before collecting each sample.
You can drink a little water immediately after sample 3.
Keep fluids tono more than 32 oz total on day 1 (spread evenly throughout the day).
Keep fluidsless than8 oz between samples 3 and 4.
Do NOT take oral DHEA 48 hours beforeor oral estrogen or pregnenolone 72 hours beforeyour first collection.
Do not skip doses of birth control unless instructed by your healthcare provider.
Hormones taken at night should be taken after the bedtime sample.
Hormones taken in the morning should be takenafter sample 4.
If you are using patches, pellets, or injections, collect samplesmidway between doses.
If you take glucocorticoids, check with your healthcare provider.