Cytokines Panel

Test Details

Lab Company: Vibrant Wellness
Sample Type: Serum
Collection Location: In Lab (Phlebotomy Required)

The Cytokines Panels measure the levels of a variety of cytokines to assess immune health, inflammation, and immune/inflammation-related diseases.

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

Key Details 

  • These instructions apply to the Cytokines Basic Panel and the Cytokines Plus Panel.
  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist, Monday - Friday only. 
    • Information about scheduling a blood draw can be found HERE
    • You may need to pay a separate fee for phlebotomy.
  • Fasting is not required.
  • Your test kit may come with more tubes than needed. Please have the phlebotomist check the collection instructions and your test requisition form to determine the correct tubes to draw.

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Preparation & Timing

  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist, Monday - Friday only. 
    • Information about scheduling a blood draw can be found HERE
    • Vibrant Wellness-recommended blood draw locations can be found HERE.
  • Fasting is not required.

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Collection Instructions

  1. Bring the following items with you to your blood draw appointment.
    1. Test kit
    2. Completed test requisition form 
  2. The phlebotomist will collect, prepare, and ship your sample for you.
    1. Your test kit may come with more tubes than needed. Please have the phlebotomist check the collection instructions and your test requisition form to determine the correct tubes to draw.
  3. Please be sure to fill out the Testing Release Form (you can find this paper in the same place as your requisition form). 
    1. The form should look like this: 

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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

  • Make a note of the tracking number on the return label so that you can track your sample back to the lab.
  • The phlebotomist will ship your sample for you using the materials provided in the test kit.
  • Your sample MUST be shipped using dry ice.

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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