Comprehensive Thyroid Assessment

Test Details

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

The Comprehensive Thyroid Assessment analyzes thyroid function and thyroid hormone metabolism. 

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

Key Details 

  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist Monday - Thursday only. 
    • Information about scheduling a blood draw can be found HERE
    • You may need to pay a separate fee for phlebotomy.
  • If you take certain medications, you may need to speak to your healthcare practitioner regarding timing. 
  • The phlebotomist will collect, prepare, and ship your sample for you.
  • Do NOT register your test online with Genova.

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Preparation & Timing

  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist Monday - Thursday only. 
    • Information about scheduling a blood draw can be found HERE
  • Freeze the provided freezer brick for at least 8 hours prior to your blood draw. 
    • You must bring this with you to your blood draw.
  • Please speak to your healthcare provider regarding timing if you take any of the following medications: 
    • Glucocorticoids (such as prednisone)
    • Dopamine
    • Lithium
    • Interferon-alpha
    • Phenobarbital
    • Phenytoin
    • Heparin
    • Clofibrate
    • Carbamazepine
    • Colestipol

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Collection Instructions

  1. Bring the test kit, frozen freezer brick, and completed test requisition form with you to your blood draw appointment. 
  2. The phlebotomist will collect, prepare, and ship your sample for you.
    1. You can view the phlebotomist collection instructions HERE.

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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.
    • Do NOT register your test online with Genova.

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Shipping

  • Make a note of the tracking number on the return envelope so that you may track your samples back to the lab.
  • The phlebotomist will ship your sample for you using the materials provided in the test kit.

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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