CV Health Add On: Vitamin D

Test Details

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

This test is an add-on to the CV Health or CV Health Plus Genomics tests. It measures a patient's Vitamin D levels.     

🔑 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.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol for at least 24 hours prior to sample collection. 
  • Avoid exercise for at least 12 hours prior to sample collection.
  • Fast overnight (at least 12 hours) prior to sample collection.
  • Freeze the provided freezer brick for at least 8 hours prior to your blood draw. Bring it to your blood draw.
  • The phlebotomist will collect, prepare, and ship your sample for you.

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Preparation & Timing

  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist. 
    • Information about scheduling a blood draw can be found HERE
  • If you take aspirin or cholesterol-lowering drugs, consult your healthcare practitioner prior to sample collection. 
  • If you are taking S-adenosyl-methionine, methotrexate, carbamazepine, phenytoin, nitrous oxide, anti-convulsants, or 6-azauridine triacetates, your homocysteine results may be inaccurate. 
  • Avoid drinking alcohol for at least 24 hours prior to sample collection. 
  • The night before sample collection, 
    • Avoid exercise for at least 12 hours prior to sample collection.
    • Fast overnight (at least 12 hours) prior to sample collection.
    • Freeze the provided freezer brick for at least 8 hours prior to your blood draw appointment. 
  • To see more preparation instructions for your specific test, visit the test-specific collection instructions pages.

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Collection Instructions

  1. Freeze the provided freezer brick for at least 8 hours prior to your blood draw.
  2. Bring the entire test kit, frozen freezer brick, saliva samples (for the CV Health Plus Genomics™ test), and completed test requisition form with you to your blood draw appointment. 
  3. Your blood draw can only be done and shipped Monday - Thursday.
  4. The phlebotomist will collect, prepare, and ship your sample for you.

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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 (insurance pay) and HERE (cash pay).
    • 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 can only be shipped Monday - Thursday.

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Results

  • Results should be released to your provider 7-21 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 Genova Diagnostics by calling 800-522-4762 or chatting with support