COVID Immune Response Panel

Test Details

Lab Company: US BioTek
Sample Type: Serum
Collection Location:  In Lab (Phlebotomy Required)

US BioTek's COVID-19 Immune Response Panel helps determine the ability of an individual's immune system to fight off a new COVID-19 exposure. It can help patients determine if they have a current or previous COVID-19 infection or establish a pre-vaccine baseline immune response.

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

Key Details 

  • 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.
  • No fasting is required.
  • Consult your healthcare provider if you take immunosuppressive drugs or immune-modulating drugs, as they may affect test results. 

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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
    • You can find US BioTek-partnered blood draw locations HERE.
  • No fasting is required.
  • Consult your healthcare provider if you take any of the following medications, as they may affect test results. 
    • Prednisone
    • Beclomethasone
    • Fluticasone
    • Triamcinolone
    • Any other oral or intranasal corticosteroid
    • Topical cortisone suspensions or creams
    • Any other immunosuppressive drug
    • Immune-modulating drugs

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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. Your kit may come with more tubes than needed. Please have the phlebotomist check the requisition form to determine how many tubes of blood to draw.
    2. You can view the phlebotomist collection instructions HERE.

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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.
  • Samples should be shipped Monday - Friday only.

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Results

  • Results should be released to your provider 5-10 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 US BioTek by calling 1-877-318-8728 or chatting with support