Cell Science Systems Blood Draw Tests

Test Details

Lab Company: Cell Science Systems
Sample Type: Blood
Collection Location:  In Lab (Phlebotomy Required)

These instructions are for all of Cell Science Systems' blood draw tests, including the Alcat tests, Cellular Nutrition Assay, MethylDetox Profile, CICA, and Telomere Length test. These tests provide important information about the root cause and prevention of chronic disease.      

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

Key Details 

  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist. 
    • Information about scheduling a blood draw can be found HERE
    • You may need to pay a separate fee for phlebotomy.
  • You can get your blood drawn any day of the week.
  • If you are taking anti-inflammatory medications or anti-rejection therapy, consult your healthcare provider regarding your medication usage prior to the test. 
  • Do not take any medications or supplements for 3-4 hours prior to your blood draw. 

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Preparation & Timing

  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist. 
    • Information about scheduling a blood draw can be found HERE
  • You can get your blood drawn any day of the week.
  • If you are taking anti-inflammatory medications or anti-rejection therapy, consult your healthcare provider regarding your medication usage prior to the test. 
  • Do not take any medications or supplements for 3-4 hours prior to your blood draw. 
    • If you get your blood drawn in the morning, take your medications and supplements after your blood draw.

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Collection Instructions

  1. Bring the test kit and completed test requisition form to your blood draw appointment.
  2. The phlebotomist will collect, prepare, and ship your sample for you.
    1. You can see the phlebotomist instructions HERE.
  3. Note: Your test kit may come with more tubes than needed. Please have the phlebotomist check the requisition form and instructions to confirm how many tubes you will need to have drawn. 

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Requisition & Payment

  • Your kit has been prepaid. You may need to pay a separate fee for phlebotomy.
  • 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

  • The phlebotomist will ship your sample for you using the materials provided in the test kit.

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Results

  • Results should be released to your provider 7-10 business 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 Cell Science Systems by calling 800-872-5228 ext. 808.