Complete Hormones™ - FMV

Test Details

Lab Company: Genova Diagnostics
Sample Type: Urine
Collection Location: At Home

Complete Hormones™ provides a comprehensive assessment of urinary hormones to assist in the clinical management of hormone-related conditions. This test uses a first morning void (FMV) collection. 

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

Key Details 

  • Do NOT register your test online with Genova.
  • Certain medications may affect test results (see list below).
  • You must collect on specific days of your cycle. 
  • You must avoid flax and sesame seeds for 48 hours prior to collection.
  • You must decrease your fluid intake 24 hours prior to collection.
  • Ship your sample within 48 hours of collection, Monday - Thursday only.

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Preparation & Timing

  • If you have a kidney disorder, do NOT take this test.
  • If you have abnormal kidney function, your test results may be affected.
  • If you take any of the following medications, consult your healthcare provider prior to taking this test. These medications may affect test results.
    • Diuretics
    • Cephalosporins
    • Cimetidine
    • Fibrates
    • Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole 
    • Do NOT change or discontinue using medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
  • You must collect on specific days of your cycle. 
    • Premenopausal women: Collect between Day 19 and Day 25 of your cycle. 
      • Day 1 is the first day of your period.
    • Menopausal women: Collect on any day. 
    • If this is a follow-up test, you must collect your sample on the same day of your cycle, or the same phase of hormone therapy, as you did previously. 
  • If you take hormone replacement therapy or oral contraceptives, continue dosing as usual.
  • Avoid the following foods for 48 hours prior to sample collection.
    • Flax seeds (whole or ground)
    • Sesame seeds (whole or ground)
  • Limit your fluid intake 24 hours prior to sample collection. 
    • Drink no more than 0.5 oz fluid/pound of body weight. 
    • Example: A 130-lb person should drink no more than 65 oz of fluids.

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Collection Instructions

  1. Empty your bladder before going to bed at night. 
    1. Do NOT collect this urine.
  2. If you wake to urinate during the night (within 6 hours of waking), collect this urine in the provided collection container.
    1. Place the collection cup in the refrigerator.
  3. Collect your first morning urine in the provided collection container.
    1. You will use the same collection container you used at night. 
  4. Open the white-top cup.
    1. Do NOT touch or discard any preservative in the cup.
  5. Pour urine from the collection cup into the white-top cup. You can also pipette the urine.
    1. Fill until the urine reaches the 120 mL mark.
  6. Screw the top on the cup tightly.
  7. Shake the cup.
  8. Dispose of the collection supplies and any remaining urine.
  9. Ensure the following information is complete on the test requisition form and on the cup label. 
    1. Your first and last name
    2. Your date of birth
    3. Your gender
    4. The date of collection
    5. The time of collection 
  10. Place the cup into the biohazard bag. 
  11. Place the biohazard bag in the refrigerator.
    1. The sample should remain in the refrigerator until you are ready to ship it.
  12. If you have a Genomic SNP add-on, you can view the collection instructions HERE.

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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 (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.
    • Do NOT register your test online with Genova.

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Shipping

  • Ship your sample within 48 hours of collection, Monday - Thursday only.
  • To prepare your sample for shipping, 
    • Remove the urine sample from the refrigerator.
    • Place the completed test requisition form into the side pocket of the biohazard bag.
    • Place the biohazard bag into the test kit box.
    • Place the test kit box into the provided return mailer.
  • Make a note of the tracking number so that you can track your sample back to the lab.
  • Ship your sample via FedEx.
    • You can take your sample to the nearest FedEx location.
    • Do NOT place your sample in a drop box.
    • You can also schedule a FedEx pickup by calling 1-800-463-3339 or visiting their website www.fedex.com

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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