Appalachian Wellness

Laboratory Partners

We use trusted third-party labs to ensure accuracy and expediency in testing

Free Screening Tests

We offer free online CIRS Screening tests and Lyme screening tests that can be taken quickly in a matter of minutes from the convenience of your home.

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LabCorp

LabCorp offers a wide-ranging catalog of diagnostic testing services to physicians. They offer numerous tests that are essential to profiling and diagnosing conditions such as Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS.) They offer many “never heard of” tests that other physicians may not be familiar with including TEGF, MSH, C4A, and HKN1 (CD57). These tests help provide a more comprehensive understanding of patient health.

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Quest Diagnostics

Quest is one of the primary laboratories we use to profile CIRS patients and monitor progress. Labwork from Quest is almost universally covered by insurance and patients are commonly responsible for only a minimal percentage of lab fees. CIRS tests offered by Quest include Gliadin antibody testing, VEGF, VIP, Epstein Barr antibody panel, Bartonella Antibody testing, and Lyme Disease antibody panels.

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Genova Diagnostics

Genova Diagnostics provides a vatiety of labs ranging from heavy metals toxicitiy testing, hormone testing, and food allergy testing. They are one of the most trusted third-party laboratory services available and offer a wide range of specialty services valuable to the diagnosis and healing process associated with Chronic illnesses such as Lyme, CIRS, chronic fatigue, and many more. They are often not covered by insurance.

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Great Plains Laboratory

Great Plains is a research-based lab offering specific testing for metabolic, nutritional, and biotoxins factors. Their services are relied upon by medical professionals for diagnosing such conditions as ADHD, fibromyalgia, and complex cases involving gastrointestinal and neuropsychiatric disorders. Their urinary mycotoxin and organic acids tests are particularly helpful in characterizing specifics of chronic illness such as CIRS.

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EnviroBiomics

EnviroBiomics doesn’t test PEOPLE, it tests BUILDINGS.  Using a special test kit containing vinyl gloves and a Swiffer-type cloth, household dust is collected according to the instructions in the envelope provided to you at your first appointment. These tests determine the relative risk of toxic molds in your house by DNA analysis. This test provides patients with a relative risk score to better guide their avoidance and remediation strategies.

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Labrix

Labrix is a third-party testing service offered by Doctor’s Data that specializes in hormonal and neurotransmitter testing.  We frequently use Labrix to help diagnose, treat, and monitor progress for symptoms such as brain fog, adrenal dysfunction, anxiety, depression, obsessive behavior, and much more through neurotransmitter tests for compounds sucha s Serotonine, GABA, Norepinephrine, Dopamine, Glutamate, and many more.

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MicrobiologyDX

Microbiology performs the API-Staph testing that helps diagnose occult sinus infections with Multiple Antibiotic Resistant Coagulase-negative Staphh (MARCoNS). This germ creates a biofilm deep in the sinuses and can be particularly challenging to treat. Initial and followup testing is essential to the treatment of conditions such as CIRS. MARCoNS lowers levels of Melanin-Stimulating Hormone (MSH) and is a root cause of many CIRS symptoms.

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Realtime Laboratories

Testing for mycotoxins and mold is a relatively straightforward procedure with providers such as Realtime. Urinary, nasal, or tissue biopsy samples can be collected and sent for a wide range of toxic compounds such as Ochratoxins, Aflatoxins, Trichothecenes, Satratoxins, Roridins, Gliotoxins, and more. Having deeper insight into levels of these harmful compounds can help better understand, diagnose, and develop personalized treatment plans.

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Sanesco

Sanesco specializes in the testing of neurotransmitter precursors to help better understand, diagnose, and develop treatments for conditions where Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) axis function is imbalanced. Sanesco’s NeuroLab panel offers insight into the balance of compounds such as  phenylethylamine (PEA), epinephrine, testosterone, estrogen, cortisol, and many other neuro-Adreno compounds. We make use of these testing measures for more complete profiles when needed.

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VCS Testing

Visual Contrast Sensitivity (VCS) testing is an essential component to screening for Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) as well as monitoring the progress of biotoxin removal with compounds such as Cholestyramine. This type of testing monitors changes in how visual perception is altered by biotoxin accumulation and improved after beginning treatment. VSC testing can be done quickly and cheaply through several trusted online providers.

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Phone: (828) 785-1850 

Hours: 9am - 5pm Monday-Thursday

Appalachian Wellness

Better Health Care is Our Mission & Vision

Personalized healthcare for patients suffering with chronic illness in Western North Carolina

(828) 785-1850

rjodo@appwell.net

200 District Dr. #001, Asheville, NC 28803-0235