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Home Testing

Home testing via Finger-Prick Now Available

If you are concerned about an existing or potentially new condition or have symptoms which you would like reassurance about, we can now provide testing kits which are sent directly to you at your home. Our testing kits are specially designed for testing yourself at home, when you are unable to attend one of our clinics.

Covid-19 Antibody Test

Our Covid-19 Antibody tests, for confimation of past infection, are now available for in clinic tests for home testing.


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How Does Home Testing Work?

Home testing works in a similar way to conventional in clinic testing, except the tests have been designed so that the sample requirements are a lot smaller or easier to obtain yourself.

Home Testing

Arrange for the kit to be sent

Following a consultation with one of our doctors we will send you one of our home testing kits on the same day.

Provide Sample

Provide a sample and return

When you receive the home testing kit, simply provide a sample as requested and return to the lab using the self address envelope.

Results

Receive the results quickly

As soon as the lab is able to generate a result they are automatically sent to the doctor to deliver your results.

How are home testing samples collected?

Please watch the video below for instructions on how to collect a blood sample using our home testing kits. Or view the information sheet provided in the link below the video.


What can you test For?

We have a range of tests available, from helping you learn more about your long-term health to helping you investigate how to improve your energy levels and sleep. Our experienced Doctors can assess, advise and assist in identifying the right tests for you.

Energy Levels

Energy

Low energy levels are often indications of a nutrient deficiency, an underactive thyroid, or a hormonal imbalance. There are also some health conditions, like diabetes that can also cause low energy levels.

Fitness Levels

Fitness

Liver function, Hormone and Nutrient levels can all have a significant effect in how your body performs and recovers from exercise.

Long-Term Health

Long-Term Health

With increased age, the risk of nutrient deficiencies also rises, so it is often advisable to monitor some of these key measures, such as Vitamin B12 and Vitamin D.

Mood Levels

Mood

Nutrient deficiencies and hormonal imbalances are often linked to feelings of low mood and difficulties in concentrating. Issues such as these can also increase your risk of developing anxiety or depression.

Sleep Levels

Sleep

Issues with Sleep, such as struggling to fall asleep or waking up through the night, are often linked to nutrient deficiencies, liver function, or certain health conditions.

Weight Management

Weight Management

Struggling to lose weight or put on weight for no reason can be linked to an underactive thyroid or low levels testosterone. If you are overweight it is also advisable to assess your liver function and diabetes risk.

What home tests are available?

Below is a list of the type of things we can test for using our home tests. If there is something not on the list, please contact us to see if it is available for home testing.

In addition to the tests below, we can also provide some testing via urine and swabs, such as U/E or PAPT/HPV smear testing.


HAEMATOLOGY:


Full Blood Count HbA1c

BIOCHEMISTRY


Amylase Calcium Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin C Reactive Protein Ferritin Iron Status Prpofile (FE/TIBC/FERR) Liver Function Tests Lipid Profile Lp-PLA2 (PLAC) Test Uric Acid Vitamin B12 (Active) Vitamin D (25-OH)

ENDOCRINOLOGY


AFP Antimullerian Hormone Beta HCG (Quantitative) Cortisol DHEA Sulphate Female Hormone (LH/FSH/PROL/OEST) FSH HRT Profile 1 (FSH/OEST/PROG) Insulin Oestradiol Progesterone Prolactin SHBG Testosterone Thyroid Profile 1 (Free T4/TSH) Thyroid Profile 2 (T4,FT4,FT3,TSH,Thyroid ABS) Thyroid Profile 3 (Free T3/Free T4/TSH)

IMMUNOLOGY


Borrelia Antibodies (IgG/IgM) Endomysial Antibodies IgA Gliadin Antibodies (IgG) H. pylori Antibodies (IgG) Tissue Transglutaminase IgA

VIROLOGY / SEXUAL HEALTH


Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Hepatitis B Immunity (IgG) Hepatitis C Antibodies HIV1&2 Abs/p24 Ag Syphilis IgG/IgM

TUMOUR MARKERS


AFP Beta HCG(Oncology) CA 15-3 CA 19-9 CA 125 CEA HE4 + ROMA Prostate Specific Antigen

LIFESTYLE


Omega 3/Omega 6 Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) Red Cell Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) Serum Vitamin B12 (Active) Vitamin D (25-OH)

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Please contact us for more information or to book an appointment at any one of our clinics.

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