Lab Company: Immunosciences Lab
Sample Type: Serum
Collection Location: In Lab (Phlebotomy Required)
These instructions are for all of Immunosciences Lab's tests. These tests use a serum sample to detect different antibodies that cause infections and/or autoimmune disorders.
Preparation & Timing
Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist, Monday - Friday only.
Resources for scheduling and preparing for your blood draw can be found HERE.
Rupa Health recommends getting your blood drawn early in the week (Monday - Wednesday) to minimize shipping and specimen stability concerns.
You do not need to fast before sample collection.
Hydrate before your blood draw.
Read this article to prepare for your blood draw.
Complete your test requisition form.
Bring the following items with you to your blood draw appointment.
Completed test requisition form
The phlebotomist will collect, prepare, and ship your sample for you.
The phlebotomist should collect at least 1 mL of serum.
You can view the phlebotomist instructions HERE.
Requisition & Payment
Your kit has been prepaid. You may need to pay a separate fee for phlebotomy.
You must complete your requisition form and send it back with your samples.
Since you pre-paid for your tests, you do not need to fill in the payment information on this form.
Make a note of the tracking number on the return mailer so that you can track your sample back to the lab.
The phlebotomist will ship your sample for you using the materials provided in the test kit.
Results should be released to your provider 15 business days after your sample is received at the lab. Rupa Health cannot guarantee processing time.
Blood Draw Resources
Email Rupa Health at email@example.com or reach out via the chat in your patient portal.