Laboratory Testing

Whether you need a Standard Labs test like thyroid panels, or a Functional Labs like food allergy testing, most tests are available at Dr. Hinkle’s clinics. The following lab screenings are available at her two clinics in Mill Valley and Santa Rosa. The tests you need will vary, depending on, among other things, your symptoms, previous tests, and what your initial examination reveals.

Standard Labs

Drawn and collected at medical labs: blood, urine, stool

  • Full thyroid panels
  • Cholesterol
  • Metabolic panels
  • Celiac testing
  • MTHFR testing
  • Red and white blood cells
  • Throat cultures
  • Urine studies
  • Helicobacter pylori

Functional Labs

  • Digestive health panels, cultures, microscopy, PCR
  • Parasites, candida/ fungal, viruses
  • Adrenal/ cortisol testing
  • Food allergy testing
  • Heavy metals
  • SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth)
  • Hormones
  • Antibody/ Autoimmune testing
  • Organic Acids testing (OAT)