ArminLabs FAQs

Frequently asked questions about our ArminLabs Test Kits

ArminLabs Test Kits

A test kit can be ordered and dispatched within the UK without full payment. However a £10 non refundable deposit will be required. This amount will then be deducted from the final amount.

For international orders please contact us at or 03331 210 305 (09:00-16:30 Mon-Fri) 

Test kits are sent by 1st Class Royal Mail so they usually arrive within 2-3 working days.

Please email us at or call 03331 210 305 (09:00-16:30 Mon-Fri) and let us know your name, address, and telephone number.

DHL Waybills are valid for a few weeks.

UPS Waybills are valid for 3 months.

The tubes in the test kit have a use by date printed on the label next to a symbol.  Please check these dates.

 The AONM ArminLabs Order Forms are periodically updated.

Click here for the latest AONM ArminLabs Order Form

The test kits are standard, and contain:

7x vacutainers & needle for the phlebotomist taking the blood. These are:

        1x Serum (orange lid)

        3x CPDA (yellow)

        2x EDTA (purple) 

        1x Heparin (green)

1x polystyrene box

1x sealable plastic bag

1x hard copy of the AONM ArminLabs Order Form

1x instructions for the phlebotomist

1x instructions for arranging the courier pickup.

Please include a completed and signed copy of the order form in the kit with your blood samples. 

The correct tests must be marked, and test numbers listed. Failure to do this may result in additional costs, or require a new blood draw.


1x Serum (orange lid) is used for any and all tests which require serum.

3x CPDA (yellow) is used for any and all tests which require CPDA (Elispot).

1-2x EDTA (purple) is used for tests #2a, #2b, #45, #52, and some test panels.

1x Heparin (green) is used for tests #2a and #2b. 


If you would like to confirm which tubes you need to fill please email a list of the test numbers to 


If you are ordering tests from the Additional Tests Order Form, an extra serum may be required.

Please email a list of the test numbers to and we will be happy to check and advise.

ArminLabs samples do not require a centrifuge.

Please do not store ArminLabs samples in the fridge. The samples must be kept at room temperature. 

No, it is not necessary to fast for ArminLabs tests.


You need to call DHL at least 24 hours prior to your required pick up. Note if samples are being sent on a Monday DHL must be called the Friday before. 

Call DHL on 0344 248  0012 (for Ireland 1870 0700 or 1816 2000) to arrange collection of the samples. 

Please give DHL your DHL waybill number, which can be found between the top barcodes, and confirm that they have your correct address contact details. 

A copy of the instructions are included in the test kit.  

The DHL Waybill number can be found on the shipping address label (inside the clear plastic wallet on the DHL bag). It is between the barcodes:

Call DHL on 0344 248  0012 (for Ireland 1870 0700 or 1816 2000) and ask if it is possible to rebook  for the same day. If this is not possible, book a collection for as early as possible the next day. 

Please store the package at room temperature, and not in the fridge.

Only the AONM helpline can track shipments. If you would like to track your order please contact the AONM helpline at or 03331 210 305 (09:00-16:30 Mon-Fri) and they can give you an update on your package.

All the export invoices are submitted directly to customs. The code C-PLT on the waybill means it is a paperless invoice, and the export invoice has already been submitted.

Please do not hesitate to call us if you encounter any problems in any way.


Yes, tests can be ordered through the online shop. Click here

If you wish to pay by BACS in £ sterling, please use the bank details on the order form. Your name can be used as the reference.

If you wish to pay by € Euro, please contact us for our Euro account details and a quote at

Once payment has been made by BACS please contact us at or 03331 210 305 (09:00-16:30 Mon-Fri) to let us know, and we will generate the AONM Authorisation Code. Please have test numbers to hand if asked.

Sorry, it is not possible to set up a payment plan. The Lab requires payment upfront.

Once payment has gone through for your order, it may be possible to add or remove tests. Please contact us at or 03331 210 305 (09:00-16:30 Mon-Fri)


Reports are published between 7-10 days from the Lab receiving the sample. 

RANTES tests, and tests carried out at the partner lab can take up to 4 weeks. If you haven’t received your results within this timeframe please contact us at

If you have a question, and it’s not answered here, do get in touch. CONTACT US