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Complete Weight Loss Saliva Hormone Test Kit

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Day to Collect Your Saliva Sample

(Blood Spot Collection is Listed After Saliva Collection Instructions)

-If you are having Regular Periods the collect your saliva sample on Day 19, 20, or 21 of cycle (first day of cycle = day 1)

-If you have Irregular Periods then Collect when not bleeding (5 days before expected period)

-If you are menopausal, have had a hysterectomy or are experiencing no periods and/or women testing only Cortisol or DHEA-S you may test any day of the month.

Prepare for Collection:
1)Lay out the kit contents.

2)IMPORTANT: Print name, date, and time on collection devices where indicated prior
to collecting the sample.

3)Wash and dry hands with clean towel.

Test Results: Completion of the hormone tests typically takes about 3-5 days from the date ZRT receives your sample. Test results are returned to the health care provider who ordered them; you may obtain a copy there.

SALIVA Collection Times (Not all tests require multiple samples): ALL TESTERS: collect the large tube in the morning before break-fast/beverage.

If testing AM/PM Cortisol collect additional sample using the small tube just before bedtime.

If testing Diurnal Cortisol, Female/Male Saliva Profile III, or any Comprehensive or Fertility Profiles:
Collect a small tube at noon, before lunch Collect a small tube just before dinner Collect the last small tube at bedtime.

Collection Process

Do NOT eat, drink (except water), or brush teeth at least 2 hours prior to collection. Do not use lip products day of collection.
1. Rinse mouth with water about 5 minutes prior to collection.
2. Begin collecting saliva by allowing it to first pool in mouth-then transfer into tube.
3. Fill tube at least 1⁄2 full. Collection usually takes 5-30 minutes depending on saliva flow.
4. When done, cap the tube and place back into the plastic baggie. 5. Repeat steps 1-4 for additional
noon, evening, night collection.

NOTE: Not all tests require the use of four tubes. You may return unused tube(s) with your sample(s). To determine which of the tubes to use please refer to chart above.

TIPS: Dry mouth? Try pressing tip of tongue against teeth. Smelling (not eating) a lemon or other food can start saliva flow. Yawning can help too.
Mistake Collecting? Just rinse out the entire tube with hot water, no soap, shake out remaining water, and start over.

Completing Paperwork and Sending The Kit To The Lab

1. Complete all relevant sections on the Test Requisition.
Collection date & time(s)

Hormone & supplement usage

Symptoms

Tests requested (unless premarked
on paperwork)

Payment information

Signature

2. Place all samples, test requisition and any other paperwork INSIDE the plastic test kit box; snap test kit lid shut.
3. Place entire test kit box inside the return UPS packaging.
4. Affix the prepaid label or postage if required.
5. Return using the appropriate carrier.

NOTE: SALIVA SAMPLES should be sent as soon as possible after collection and will remain stable under average shipping conditions. If sample(s) will not be sent the day of collection, please store in the freezer and note dates in Section 5 of the Test Requisition.

BLOOD SPOT Collection Times:

Collect your sample in the morning within 30 minutes of waking and before eating or drinking anything (except water).

1. Tape the filter card flat (below waist level) with flap hanging down and away from the collection filter strip (note: back of flap should not be touching blood filter collection strip).

2. Open the alcohol prep pad and sterile gauze and place them next to the taped filter card.

3. Select finger to draw blood from (middle or ring finger of non dominant hand is best).

4. Wipe finger with alcohol prep pad & allow drying for 15-30 seconds.

5. Pick up lancet, twist off cap, and press small white section firmly against the side of finger tip until lancet clicks.

6. Quickly wipe away the first blood drop with the sterile gauze pad.

7. Position nicked finger over circle of blood spot card and gently (don't squeeze) milk blood from the finger.

8. As blood drop forms and is ready to fall, touch it to the center of the circle (one drop per circle); continue collection until all circles have been filled.

9. When finished, blot with gauze then apply bandage to finger.

10. Leave blood spot card open to dry - minimum 30 minutes.

11. Once blood sample is dry, close flap and place in the plastic box.

TIPS:

Collect so that your hand is below your waist, allowing gravity to assist with blood flow.

To encourage blood flow before nicking finger, rub hands together/ swing arm and/or run hand under warm water.

Complete Paperwork and send samples to Lab:

1. Complete all relevant sections on the Test Requisition.
Collection date & time(s)

Hormone & supplement usage

Symptoms

Tests requested (unless premarked on paperwork)

Payment information

Signature

2. Place all samples, test requisition and any other paperwork INSIDE the plastic test kit box; snap test kit lid shut.

3. Place entire test kit box inside the return UPS packaging.

4. Affix the prepaid label or postage if required.

5. Return using the appropriate carrier.

NOTE: SAMPLES should be sent as soon as possible after collection and will remain stable under average shipping conditions. If sample(s) will not be sent the day of collection, please store in the freezer and note dates in Section 5 of the Test Requisition. DRIED BLOOD SPOT samples should be kept at room temperature.


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