Getting tested is easy following the four steps below. All ordering is done online and payment is made when you order your test. Sample order forms and specimen instructions can be found in the links below. If you have any questions, please contact our customer service department.
You order your test directly from our lab. When you purchase your testÃ‚Â online, we will send you aÃ‚Â kit which includes instructions, test order form, a specimen collection tube and aÃ‚Â shipping container withÃ‚Â a pre-paid return shipping label. You should receive this test kit within one week after you place your order.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Normally, your test kit will arrive in 3-5 days after you place your order butÃ‚Â optional next day shipping is available at anÃ‚Â additional cost.
PAULA’s Test requires your doctor’s authorization.Ã‚Â You should discuss PAULA’s Test with your doctor as part of a conversation about your risks for lung cancer an options for early detection testing.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â If you do not have aÃ‚Â primary care physician willingÃ‚Â to order your test, we can connect you with an independantÃ‚Â third party telemedicine service who canÃ‚Â review your risk factors and health historyÃ‚Â prior to authorizing your test. There is an extra fee for this service.
You can share theÃ‚Â PAULA’s Test conversation guide with your doctor.
YourÃ‚Â test kitÃ‚Â includes a test requisition formÃ‚Â and a standard bloodÃ‚Â collection tube.Ã‚Â PAULA’s Test uses information about you and your health history to calculate your risk score.Ã‚Â It is necessary to have all fields on the form filled out completely.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Incomplete forms may prevent testing and delay your results.
NoÃ‚Â special preparation is required to have your specimen drawn but if you are already fasting for other tests you are getting, that won’t affect your PAULAs Test.
If your doctorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s office does not draw blood test,Ã‚Â Ã‚Â you will need toÃ‚Â have yourÃ‚Â specimen drawn where you normallyÃ‚Â go to get yourÃ‚Â blood tests drawn. Hospitals and private lab service centers such as LabCorp or Quest can draw the specimen.Ã‚Â TheyÃ‚Â may require that they also pack up the specimen for Ã‚Â shipping. Ã‚Â You may be asked to pay a smallÃ‚Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“draw feeÃ¢â‚¬Â for this service.
When yourÃ‚Â blood specimen has been drawn (following the specimen instructions provided), your test must be shipped back to Genesys Biolabs the same day using the shipping container provided along withÃ‚Â pre-frozen ice packs.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â You are provided with a pre-paid returnÃ‚Â shipping label for FedEx Overnight shipping.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Because tests must be shipped the sameÃ‚Â day they are drawn, you shouldÃ‚Â schedule to have your specimen drawn early enough in the day to allow for a FedEx pickup or drop off.Ã‚Â
Ã‚Â It is important that theÃ‚Â specimen and shipping instructions be followed carefully.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Specimens received by the lab which do not follow the instructions mayÃ‚Â be ineligibleÃ‚Â to be testedÃ‚Â and will be rejected.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â OvernightÃ‚Â shipping must used for allÃ‚Â specimen shipments.