Food Intolerance

Lab phone number: +6421224994

Purpose of Test


The Food and Environmental Sensitivity Test is a safe and non-invasive test that utilises hair analysis to assess sensitivity to a broad range of food and environmental compounds. Sensitivities and intolerances to foods and environmental compounds are on the increase and can cause varying amounts of distress to your body.

The test is carried out by cutting a sample of your hair from the back of your head. This is then is analysed and a comprehensive report is produced.


Cost Price of Test: $135 Incl gst.



What are the Test Kit collection requirements?

Test kits come with collection instructions for the patient. If you cannot ship the specimen on the day of collection, please refrigerate the sample. Specimens should be received by lab within 6 days of collection for optimal results.

Is the patient responsible for postage?

No, test kits include a pre-paid envelope

Do I need to stop taking any of my medications before I collect my GI-MAP sample

No. Please continue taking all medications as directed by your doctor.

Absorbent Material missing:

Not needed, but you can use a napkin/paper towel.

My test kit did not have a Test Requisition Form.

You should call our patient care coordinator Marissa at 905-267-8568 for a Test Requisition Form.

I spilled some of the liquid from the collection vial. What should I do?

If you only spilled a small amount, you can still use the vial. Be sure to only fill the vial to the RED fill line. If you spilled a large amount or you feel you need a new vial, please contact your clinician for a replacement vial.

Can I ship my specimen on Friday?

Yes, it is ok to ship specimens to us on Friday. The lab receives specimens 6 days a week. We only require that the specimen be received within 6 days after collection.

My clinicians signature is not on the requisition, is this required?

NO it is not required

What happens if I receive a white invoice in the mail for the test?

If you submitted payment info and the office has not contacted you, this is an EOB from the lab showing you how much the test would have cost had you not gone through our office with our discounted rates. The lab is required to send 3 of these invoices. These are just for your records and you do not need to make a payment.