Array 14

Test Details

Lab Company: Cyrex Laboratories
Sample Type: Saliva
Collection Location:  At Home

The Array 14 investigates the outcomes of compromised immune tolerance on the body. It assists in the diagnosis of autoimmune diseases, intestinal barrier dysfunction, and food and chemical immune reactivity.    

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

Key Details 

  • Collect your samples Monday - Thursday only.
  • Ship your samples the same day you collect them (Monday - Thursday only).
  • If you are taking immunosuppressant or corticosteroid drugs, consult your healthcare provider regarding the timing of this test.
  • Do not eat or drink anything but water, brush your teeth, or apply lip products prior to collection.

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Preparation & Timing

  • Collect your samples Monday - Thursday only.
  • If you are taking immunosuppressant or corticosteroid drugs, consult your healthcare provider regarding the timing of this test.
  • Do not eat or drink anything except water for 30 minutes prior to collection.
  • Do not brush your teeth for at least one hour prior to collection.
  • Do not apply lip balms, ointments, or lipsticks prior to collection.

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Collection Instructions

  1. Wash your hands.
  2. Remove the shrink band around the specimen tube.
  3. Use the provided gauze pad to wipe the edge of the specimen tube.
  4. Open the specimen tube.
    1. Do not discard any preservatives in the tube.
  5. Naturally accumulate saliva in your mouth and spit it into the tube.
  6. Continue to collect saliva until you have 4 mL.
    1. If you have trouble producing saliva, try
      1. Thinking of your favorite food
      2. Yawning
      3. Pressing the tip of your tongue to the roof of your mouth
    2. The entire sample must be collected within 2 hours of starting.
  7. Recap the specimen tube. 
  8. Gently invert the specimen tube several times to mix the sample with the preservative. 
  9. Write your first and last name, the date of collection, and the time you finished sample collection on the tube label.
  10. Write the date and time you finished sample collection on the test requisition form.
  11. Wrap the provided parafilm around the specimen tube and cap to ensure the tube does not leak during shipping.
  12. Place the specimen tube into the biohazard bag.
  13. Refrigerate your samples until you are ready to ship.

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Requisition & Payment

  • Your kit has been prepaid. You DO NOT need to pay anything extra.
  • 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

  • Ship your samples on the day of collection.
    • Refrigerate your samples until you are ready to ship.
  • Ship your samples Monday - Thursday only.
    • If you collect your samples on Friday - Sunday, follow Collection steps 11-13. Ship the following Monday. 
  • To prepare your sample for shipping, 
    • Wrap the provided parafilm around the specimen tube and cap to ensure the tube does not leak during shipping.
    • Place the specimen tube into the biohazard bag.
    • Place the biohazard bag into the foam insert.
    • Place the test requisition form and the foam insert into the test kit box.
    • Place the test kit box into the UPS Laboratory Pak.
    • Place the shipping label on the UPS Laboratory Pak.
    • Make a note of the tracking number so that you can track shipment back to the lab.

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Results

  • Results should be released to your provider 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 Cyrex by calling 877-772-9739 or chatting with support