Inflammation Panels

Test Details

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

The Inflammation Panel and Inflammation Advanced Panel combine several tests to help identify root causes of inflammation.

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

Key Details 

  • These instructions are for the following tests: Inflammation Panel, Inflammation Advanced Panel 
  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist any day Monday - Friday
    • More information on scheduling a blood draw can be found HERE.
    • You may need to pay an additional fee for phlebotomy.
  • You must bring the test kit as well as the frozen ice packs to your blood draw appointment.
  • 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 Monday - Friday only by a phlebotomist. 
    • More information on scheduling a blood draw can be found HERE.
    • You can find a Vibrant America-partnered blood draw location HERE.
  • If you are currently taking (or have recently taken) any of the following medications, consult your healthcare provider regarding the timing of collection.
    • Steroids
    • Immunosuppressive medications
    • Biologic agents
    • Other immunomodulating medications
  • Hydrate the day prior to the test.
  • Freeze the provided ice packs for at least 24 hours prior to your blood draw.

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Collection Instructions

  1. Bring the following items with you to your appointment.
    1. Test kit
    2. Frozen ice packs
    3. 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 HERE and your test requisition form to determine the correct tubes to draw.

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Requisition & Payment

  • Your kit has been prepaid. You may need to pay an additional 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 included return label so that you can track your samples back to the lab.
  • The phlebotomist will ship your samples back to the lab using the mailing materials included in the test kit.
  • Please be sure to bring the frozen ice packs to your appointment to include in the shipping box.

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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 America by calling 1-866-364-0963 or chatting with support