Total Tox-burden + Organic Acids

Test Details

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

This panel combines Vibrant Wellness' Heavy Metals, Mycotoxins, Environmental Toxins, and Organic Acids tests to determine the presence of toxins and evaluate your overall health.     

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

Key Details 

  • Do not collect samples while menstruating. 
  • You must avoid certain foods and 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.
  • You must fill out the Testing Release Form and return it with your samples.

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Preparation & Timing

  • Do not collect samples while menstruating. 
  • Avoid the following foods for 48 hours prior to collection. 
    • Seafood
    • Seaweed/kelp
    • Dairy products
    • Brazil nuts
    • Any other food high in iodine 
    • Any other food high in selenium
    • Apples (including juices)
    • Grapes (including juices) 
    • Pears (including juices)
    • Cranberries (including juices)
    • Mushrooms
    • Ribose supplements
  • Fasting is not required. However, fasting for 12-24 hours prior to collection may increase the excretion of toxins. 
    • Please consult your healthcare provider prior to fasting. 
  • 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 the 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 it. 

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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

  • To prepare your samples for shipping, 
    • 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.
  • Make a note of the tracking number on the included return label so that you can track your samples back to the lab.
  • Return via FedEx as soon as possible, Monday - Friday only.
    • You can take your samples to the nearest FedEx location. 
    • You can also visit www.fedex.com or call 1-800-463-3339 to schedule a pickup of your samples.
    • Do not place your samples in a FedEx drop box.

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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