Genovations Profiles Test Prep


Instructions for Clinicians and Patients

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 — CLINICIANS — 

Test Collection Instructions Video

This video demonstrates collecting a GENOVATIONS DNA cheek swab.

Additional specimen collection instructions are also provided below for your convenience.

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These instructions apply to the following profiles:

Important Prep Before Patient Takes Test

  • Specimen must be collected immediately upon rising. Do not practice normal oral hygiene routine, do not eat or drink.

Prior to collection

  • The night before collection, use your normal nightly routine of brushing and flossing of teeth, but do not use mouthwash.

Morning of Collection

  • On the morning of collection, do not eat, brush or floss your teeth, use mouthwash, chew gum or use any tobacco, or coffee products. You may drink ONLY water before specimen collection. Just prior to collection, wash your hands completely with hand soap.

 — PATIENTS — 

Test Collection Instructions Video

This video demonstrates collecting a GENOVATIONS DNA cheek swab.

Additional specimen collection instructions are also provided below for your convenience.

Download Instructions

These instructions apply to the following profiles:

Important Prep Before Patient Takes Test

  • Specimen must be collected immediately upon rising. Do not practice normal oral hygiene routine, do not eat or drink.

Prior to collection

  • The night before collection, use your normal nightly routine of brushing and flossing of teeth, but do not use mouthwash.

Morning of Collection

  • On the morning of collection, do not eat, brush or floss your teeth, use mouthwash, chew gum or use any tobacco, or coffee products. You may drink ONLY water before specimen collection. Just prior to collection, wash your hands completely with hand soap.