I've been sampling oil for decades. Not often--when I buy a vehicle, and for the first few oil changes afterward--and then once in awhile after that.
Oil lasts a LOT longer than most folks give it credit for, IF the engine is in good condition. My Trailblazer has an oil life monitor that typically says to change oil at around 13,000 miles. My oil sampling shows that to be conservative. I can go longer than 13,000 based on the sample report. I've got a '92 and '93 Lumina 3.4, those have gone 6K between changes, and again, based on oil sample reports, I am going to stretch that longer, too.
Feedback fuel injection and overdrive transmissions make a huge difference in oil life, as does unleaded gasoline. No promises on "hot-rod" oil life due to higher revs and more fuel dilution of the oil based on overly-rich mixtures.
Last time I bought oil sample kits, it was from the Detroit Diesel dealer. At that time, they were about $15 each; but I bought a dozen and it was years ago. No doubt they're more expensive now. I have also used Cummins oil sample kits, and the local Cenex used to sell them, too.