Omega Blood Count - The optimal measure of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids
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Using the Kit

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Enter your Name, Collection Date and Email address on the form titled ‘Ideal Omega3 Test’.
Before moving to next stage, make sure you have all the equipment from the kit in a clean dry place.
Wash your hands and rinse well with warm water (dirty hands can contaminate a blood sample).
Twist the cap on the lancet to break the seal, and then pull the protective cap away from the lancet and throw away.

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Choose your finger (not thumb) and massage the tip to improve blood circulation. Prick the fleshy part of the finger tip by placing the end of the lancet on your finger and then pressing on the top of the lancet.
Wipe away the first drop of blood with a clean tissue and then squeeze your finger gently to obtain a large drop of blood
Gently press the finger to apply sufficient blood drops on the two sample collection areas on the collection card – It is IMPORTANT to make sure the two collection circles are FULLY covered. Once you have done this do not touch the sample area.

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Once the sample has been obtained, apply pressure to the pricked finger with tissue paper or cotton wool, and maintain the pressure until the bleeding has stopped. Then wash your hands and rinse well with warm water.
Do not apply blood from different sources to the sample card. Put the card in a safe place and allow to dry for a minimum of three hours.
When thoroughly dry, close the blood collection card and place in the silver storage bag with the desiccant pouch.

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Before posting your sample to the Laboratory, goto the website at www.omegasense.com. If this is your first visit, please register using the link at the top. If you have already registered at the site, please click on the login button and enter your email and password.
When you login to the website please click on ‘Add new sample’. Enter the Test Kit Serial Number in the boxes at the top of the form. Then enter the date you took the sample and the date you propose to send the sample, in the relevant boxes. Finally ensure the ‘Sample Type’ is set to ‘Blood’. Once you click on the ‘Submit button the Laboratory will be notified that your sample is on its way to them.
Once the Omega Blood Count Test is completed,  – post immediately, the same day, using the envelope provided.   When your report is complete you will receive an email with all the information. Your report will also contain a clear and detailed set of recommendations.
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