Blood Tests

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Blood can be taken for a variety of tests including routine blood tests such as blood counts and kidney or liver function as well as cholesterol testing as well as sugar testing (for Diabetes).

Other specialised tests can include thyroid testing,hormone testing, PSA (for prostate cancer) and other cancer markers including CEA, CA125, Ca19-9. As always it is recommended that one speaks to his GP first and discuss one’s symptoms and requirements before carrying out any tests.

INR testing is also available, important for those patients on warfarin (blood thinning medication) in order to monitor the response to the treatment and correct the dosage if required.