Blood health

This test is a full blood count which measures your red and white blood cells together with the number of platelets. The test also includes key markers for anaemia including vitamin B12, folate and iron. This test is useful for those who want to check their energy levels as well as their body's ability to fight infection.   

Test cost:
£89.00
Test type: finger prick
Estimated turnaround
2 days
From receipt of sample

Key benefits when using Forth testing

Fast & accurate

Fast & accurate analysis from accredited laboratory

Convenient

Tests can be done at home

Secure

Secure access to online results

Online dashboard

Online dashboard which tracks results over time

Included in this test

Blood

Blood transports oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, hormones and waste products around the body. It consists of a number of cellular components; red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets, as well as a liquid called plasma. Red blood cells are an important oxygen transporter while white blood cells defend the body against infection.

Tested biomarkers
  • White Blood Cell Count (WBC)
  • Transferrin Saturation
  • Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC)
  • Red Blood Cell (RBC)
  • RBC Distribution Width (RDW)
  • Platelet Count
  • Neutrophils
  • Monocytes
  • Mean Platelet Volume (MPV)
  • Mean Corpuscular Volume (MCV)
  • Mean Corpscular Haemoglobin Concentration (MCHC)
  • Mean Cell Haemoglobin (MCH)
  • Lymphocytes
  • Iron
  • Haemoglobin
  • Haematocrit (HCT)
  • Eosinophils
  • Basophils

Vitamins & minerals

Healthy levels of vitamins and minerals are essential for your body to function properly. Some vitamins known as fat soluble can be stored in your body whilst others known as water soluble cannot. You can usually get all the vitamins and minerals you need by eating a varied and balanced diet.

Tested biomarkers
  • Vitamin B12 (active)
  • Folate (serum)

How it works

Collect sample

We will send you a finger prick kit to use at home

Post sample

Pop your sample in the post to us using a pre-paid envelope

Online results

View your results on your secure personal health dashboard

Testimonials
Piers , 22

Forth provided and excellent service. I was able to have my bloods taken from a clinic close by and my results came through very quickly.

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Test cost: £89.00

Estimated turnaround 2 days From receipt of sample

Test type: finger prick

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