In this interview with Dr Kara Fitzgerald, Dr Carrie Jones discusses why certain Organic Acids have been added to the DUTCH test and what information these markers can provide.

What you’ll learn in this podcast:

  1. Review of the DUTCH test
  2. Why certain Organic Acid markers have been added to the DUTCH test
  3. An overview of the Organic Acids: Homovanillic Acid, Vanillmadilic Acid, 5HIAA, Pyroglutamate, 8OH2DG and Xanthurenate
  4. Further information that Organic Acids can reveal about Hormonal Health


Dr Carrie Jones, ND, MPH, Medical Director for Precision Analytical

Dr. Carrie Jones’ passion and expertise lies in the areas of hormonal, adrenal, and thyroid health. She recognises that imbalance can occur at any age and believes it is important to look at the big picture such as the appropriate use of lab testing. Dr. Jones graduated from the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, Oregon then went on to complete her residency in women’s health, endocrinology and hormones. Later she graduated from Grand Canyon University’s Master of Public Health program with a goal of doing more international work and health empowerment. Dr. Jones is an adjunct professor at NUNM and regularly consults, lectures, and writes on the topic of hormones, thyroid, adrenals, autoimmune and more.

As the Medical Director for Precision Analytical, Inc., her goals are to provide ongoing cutting edge integrative clinical education to the large network of providers paving the way of healthcare with functional medicine.