CDSA 2.0™ w/o Parasitology

Test Details

Test Company: Genova Diagnostics
Test Type: Stool
Collection Location: At Home

Planning & Prepping

  • 2-4 weeks before the test: Please consult with your physician before stopping any medications. Certain medications and/or supplements may impact test results q Discontinue antibiotics, antiparasitics, antifungals, probiotic supplements (acidophilus, etc.), q Discontinue proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), and bismuth 14 days prior if adding on the H. pyloritest.
  • 2 days before the test: Discontinue aspirin and other NSAIDs (i.e. ibuprofen), rectal suppositories, enemas, activated charcoal, bismuth, betaine HCl, digestive enzymes, antacids, laxatives, mineral oil, castor oil, and/or bentonite clay

Collection Instructions 

  • Collection instructions are attached to the bottom of this page.
  • Collect stool in collection device.
  • Fill the yellow, black, and white capped tubes to the fill line, collecting from different areas of sample.
    • DO NOT overfill
  • Shake yellow and black capped tubes aggressively.
  • Be sure to write appropriate information on sample tubes.
  • Fill out collection date:


Requisition & Payment:

If you paid the full test price to Rupa up front:

  • You won't need to pay or do anything else.
  • Don't worry about filling out payment or insurance sections on the requisition.
  • Make sure "Clinician Bill" is checked off.

If you're going through insurance for the test:

  • You paid Rupa Health the Initial Insurance price for the test
  • Genova will bill your insurance company for the remainder of the test price
  • Genova will contact you if there is any remaining balance
  • Make sure to fill in your insurance information on the requisition form

How to Know What Insurance Will Cover 


  • Your provider will notify you when results are in and schedule a follow-up to review them together

More Resources from Genova Diagnostics