Organic Acids + Mycotoxins

Test Details

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

The Organic Acids and Mycotoxins tests analyze the presence of organic acids and mycotoxins excreted in urine. This analysis aids in the understanding of a patient's cellular metabolism and exposure to mold toxins.     

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

Key Details 

  • Do not collect while menstruating.
  • Avoid mushrooms, ribose supplements, apples, grapes, pears, cranberries, and their products and juices, for 48 hours before collection.
  • Do not drink more than 8 oz of water in the hour prior to your urine collection. 
  • Collect sample in the morning, before eating or drinking. 
  • Ship as soon as possible after collection.

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Preparation & Timing

  • Do not collect while menstruating. 
  • Avoid apples, grapes, pears, and cranberries, as well as their juices or products, for 48 hours before collection. 
  • Avoid mushrooms or ribose supplements for 48 hours before collection.
  • Fasting for 12 hours may increase excretion of mycotoxins, but it is not required.
  • Do not drink more than 8 oz of water in the hour prior to your urine collection. 
  • Collect sample in the morning, before eating or drinking. 

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Collection Instructions

  1. Collect your first morning urine into the provided urine collection cup.
    1. Collect before eating or drinking.
  2. Open the specimen tube. 
  3. Use the pipette to transfer the urine from the cup to the specimen tube. 
  4. Fill to the top of the tube label.
  5. Recap the specimen tube by pushing down and twisting slightly.
  6. Discard the remaining urine and the urine collection cup.
  7. Write your name, date of birth, and the date and time of collection on the tube label.
  8. Place the label onto the specimen tube.
  9. Place the specimen tube into the biohazard bag and seal completely.
  10. Place the completed test requisition form into the back pocket of the biohazard bag. 

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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 correctly-labeled specimen tube into the biohazard bag.
    • Seal the biohazard bag.
    • Place the completed test requisition form into the back pocket of the biohazard bag.
    • Place the biohazard bag into the provided, prepaid FedEx return mailer.
  • Ship as soon as possible after collection.

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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