Access Medical Labs Blood Draws
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Test Details

Lab Company: Access Medical Labs
Sample Type: Blood
Collection Location: In Lab (Phlebotomy Required)

Access Medical Labs’ blood panels can include any combination of biomarkers chosen for you by your practitioner.


Key Details

  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist.

    • You may need to pay a separate fee for phlebotomy.

  • Samples must be drawn and shipped Monday - Thursday before 5 pm.

    • DO NOT draw or ship your samples on a Friday.

  • Hydrate before your blood draw.

  • If you have a urine, stool, or saliva test in addition to your blood draw, please collect those samples before your blood draw and bring them with you to your blood draw appointment. Your samples should be shipped all together.


Preparation & Timing

  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist, Monday - Thursday only. DO NOT DRAW OR SHIP YOUR SAMPLES ON FRIDAY.

    • Resources for scheduling and preparing for your blood draw can be found HERE.

  • Hydrate before your blood draw.

Some tests require special preparation, such as fasting, avoiding medications, or avoiding foods.

  • Please SEE THE TEST LIST HERE to determine if the tests ordered by your practitioner require special preparation.

  • If an ice pack comes with your kit, freeze it overnight before your blood draw.

    • Not all tests require an ice pack to be sent with the samples.

  • If you have a urine, stool, or saliva test in addition to your blood draw,

    • Collect these samples before your blood draw.

    • Bring them with you to your blood draw appointment.

    • Your samples should be shipped together.


Collection Instructions

  1. Read this article to prepare for your blood draw.

  2. Schedule your blood draw. You must get your blood drawn MONDAY - THURSDAY ONLY. DO NOT DRAW OR SHIP YOUR SAMPLES ON FRIDAY.

  3. Bring the following items with you to your blood draw.

    1. Test kit

    2. Frozen ice pack (if provided)

    3. Completed test requisition form

    4. Any other test samples (urine, stool, or saliva)

  4. The phlebotomist will collect your sample following the directions included in the test kit.

    1. To prevent sample recollection, please be sure that all required tubes are included in the collection materials and shipped back with your samples.


Requisition & Payment

  • Your kit has been prepaid. You may need to pay a separate fee for phlebotomy.

  • A requisition form will be included in the test kit you receive. You must complete it and bring it with you to your blood draw.

    • Since you pre-paid for your tests, you do not need to fill in the payment information on this form.


Shipping

  • Make a note of the tracking number on the return mailer so that you can track your samples back to the lab.

  • The phlebotomist will prepare and ship your sample for you using the packing materials included in the test kit.

    • All of your samples will be shipped together (blood, urine, stool, saliva).

  • Samples must be drawn and shipped Monday - Thursday, BEFORE 5 PM. DO NOT DRAW OR SHIP YOUR SAMPLES ON FRIDAY.


Results

  • Results should be released to your provider 1-6 business days after samples are received at the lab. Rupa Health cannot guarantee processing time.


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Questions?

Email Rupa Health at support@rupahealth.com or reach out via the chat in your patient portal.

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