What this test shows
This test is a comprehensive assessment of many markers in the blood, giving an indication of glucose and lipid metabolism, kidney function, liver function, adrenal function, thyroid and parathyroid function, iron status and presence of inflammation. It tests all the same markers as a Full Blood Count and much more.
Analytes tested include: ALT, AST, albumin, alkaline phosphate, basophils, bicarbonate, total bilirubin, calcium, chloride, cholesterol, creatine kinase, creatinine, ESR, eosiniphils, free T3, free T4, ferritin, Gamma GT, globulin, glucose – fasting, haematocrit, HDL, hs-CRP, haemoglobin, HbA1C, iron total, LDL, HDL/LDL ratio, lymphocytes, MCH, MCHC, MCV, MPV, monoctyes, neutrophils, inorganic phosphorus, platelets, potassium, total protein, RBC, RDW, sodium, total iron binding capacity, TSH, triglycerides, urea, uric acid, WBCs.
Who this test is for
This test is for those looking for a general overview of health status. It gives an insight into liver and kidney function, iron status and risk of anemia, blood glucose levels and risk of diabetes, cholesterol levels and cardiovascular risk, nutritional status, whether bleeding might be occurring and whether infection and inflammation is present.
Sample type: Blood – you will need to arrange to attend one of our phlebotomy clinics to get a blood draw; click here to find your nearest clinic, surgery or hospital offering this service.
Please note that immediate centrifuging of the blood sample is required for this test so it is important that you attend the correct clinic.
Turnaround time: 10 days