Screen Shot 2015-11-17 at 4.55.48 PMDoes each tube need to be filled completely?
Each tube must be filled to capacity. When having blood drawn, it is a good idea to mention this to the lab technician. Failure to do so may require recollection.

How long will it take to receive my ALCAT Test Results?
Web results are posted within 5 business days. Hard copies will be received within 10 business days.

Is this a food allergy test?
The ALCAT Test is NOT a food allergy test. It is designed to test for sensitivities, which have a delayed reaction.

What are the medication restrictions for the ALCAT Test?
Please click here to view medication restrictions.

Is fasting required before taking the ALCAT Test?

What do the asterisks on the ALCAT Test results mean?
An asterisk represents your mild intolerances.

What do the blue boxes on the ALCAT Test results mean?
The blue boxes include items that should be removed from the diet due to reactions with other items.

What is the shipping procedure for the ALCAT Test?
Specimens must be shipped via UPS/FEDEX the SAME DAY blood is drawn. It is also best to have your blood draw on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday to prevent any mail delays in transit.

I know I have an allergy to a food. Why is it on my acceptable food list/Green Column?
This is due to the fact that the ALCAT Test detects sensitivities and NOT allergies or intolerances (such as dairy).

How much support is available after testing, with my Healthcare Provider or ALCAT lab?
Each test done through a Healthcare Provider has access to a 30 minute post test review. (with authorization by Dr. Kremer at Health Around YOU). In addition, each test result comes with a 52 page booklet titled Understanding Your Alcat Test Results.

Is there a draw fee?
When using one of our contacted walk in labs, or mobile services the cost is $50 per draw. (in the US- Canada may have additional fees)

Where do I have my sample drawn?
We have multiple options available depending on your geographic location. Contact our customer service team for information.

What happens if I cancel my test?
There is a $50 processing/shipping fee for all cancelled tests.

What happens if I do not select a panel on the requisition form?
If no panel is selected, the Platinum Comprehensive will be run and billed as a default panel.

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