Organic Acids

Test Details

Lab Company: Vibrant Wellness
Sample Type: Urine
Collection Location:  At Home

The Organic Acids test investigates the root cause of inflammation by measuring the organic acids excreted in urine. 

🔑 Key Details 📦 Shipping
Preparation & Timing 📊 Results
🧪 Collection Instructions 📚 More Resources
💳 Requisition & Payment
💬 Questions?

Key Details 

  • Do not collect samples while menstruating. 
  • Avoid apples, grapes, pears, and cranberries, as well as their juices or products, for 48 hours prior to urine collection. 
  • Avoid mushrooms and ribose supplements for 48 hours prior to urine collection. 
  • Do not drink more than 8 oz water 1 hour prior to urine collection. 
  • Use FedEx to ship samples back to the lab as soon as possible, Monday - Friday only.

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Preparation & Timing

  • Do not collect samples while menstruating. 
  • Avoid apples, grapes, pears, and cranberries, as well as their juices or products, for 48 hours prior to urine collection. 
  • Avoid mushrooms and ribose supplements for 48 hours prior to urine collection. 
  • Do not drink more than 8 oz water 1 hour prior to urine collection. 

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Collection Instructions

  1. Collect your first morning urine into the provided collection cup. 
    1. It is preferred to collect your sample prior to eating or drinking.
    2. If you must drink something, drink less than 8 oz water. 
  2. Open the specimen tube. 
  3. Use the pipette to transfer urine from the collection cup to the specimen tube. 
    1. Fill to the top of the tube label.
  4. Recap the specimen tube tightly by pushing down and twisting slightly. 
  5. Discard remaining urine and the collection cup. 
  6. Write your name, date of birth, and the date and time of collection on the tube label.
  7. Place the specimen tube into the biohazard bag and seal.

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Requisition & Payment

  • Your kit has been prepaid. You do NOT need to pay anything extra.
  • Instructions on how to fill out your requisition can be found here.
    • Since you pre-paid for your tests, you do not need to fill in the payment information on any of these forms.

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Shipping

  • Ship using the provided materials. 
    • Place the urine specimen tube into the biohazard bag.
    • Place the completed requisition form into the back pocket of the biohazard bag.
    • Place the biohazard bag into the provided return bubble mailer.
  • Return via FedEx as soon as possible, Monday - Friday only.

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Results

  • Results should be released to your provider 7-14 days after samples are received at the lab. We cannot guarantee processing time. 
  • Your provider will notify you when your results are in and schedule a follow-up appointment for you to review them together. 
  • Your provider may choose to release your results to you. Rupa cannot release your results without provider authorization.

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More Resources

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Questions?

For general questions, email Rupa Health at support@rupahealth.com. For test-specific questions, contact Vibrant Wellness by calling 1-866-364-0963 or chatting with support