COVID-19 Antibody Tests

Test Details

Lab Company: Boston Heart Diagnostics
Sample Type: Serum
Collection Location: In Lab (Phlebotomy Required)

Boston Heart Diagnostics’ COVID-19 Antibody tests measure the presence of antibodies to the COVID-19 virus.     

🔑 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.
  • Hydrate prior to your blood draw.
  • Your requisition form will be emailed to you. Please PRINT THIS FORM and bring it with you to your blood draw.
  • *IMPORTANT NOTE*: Your kit may include more tubes than needed to complete your blood draw. Please have the phlebotomist check the requisition form and the notes beside each ordered test to confirm the tubes that should be drawn.

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Preparation & Timing

  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist.
    • Information about scheduling a blood draw can be found HERE
  • Hydrate prior to your blood draw.
  • Freeze the provided ice packs for 24 hours prior to your blood draw.
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Collection Instructions

  1. Freeze the provided ice packs for 24 hours prior to your blood draw.
  2. Bring the test kit, frozen ice packs, and completed test requisition form to your blood draw appointment.
  3. The phlebotomist will collect, prepare, and ship your sample back to Boston Heart. 
    1. You can find the phlebotomist instructions HERE.
  4. *IMPORTANT NOTE*: Your kit may include more tubes than needed to complete your blood draw. Please have the phlebotomist check the requisition form and the notes beside each ordered test to confirm the tubes that should be drawn. 

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Requisition & Payment

  • Your kit has been prepaid. You may need to pay a separate fee for phlebotomy.
  • The Rupa Health team will email you a test requisition form that you will need to PRINT, COMPLETE, and BRING TO YOUR BLOOD DRAW.
    • 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

  • Bring the test kit, frozen ice packs, and completed test requisition form to your blood draw appointment. 
  • The phlebotomist will prepare and ship the samples back to Boston Heart.

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Results

  • Results should be released to your provider 10-14 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 Boston Heart Diagnostics by calling 877-425-1252 or chatting with support