Thyroid Screening Package

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What Are the Tests in Thyroid Screening Package?

If you are at risk for thyroid issues, these tests are crucial to take control of your health.

Total cost of this package: R680

Please note that our packages are just a guide, you can pick any of these tests, add extra tests or take out any test. Choose what suits your needs!

The Thyroid Screening Package Explained

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

This is usually the first test your provider will do to check for thyroid hormone imbalance. Most of the time, thyroid hormone deficiency (hypothyroidism) is associated with an elevated TSH level, while thyroid hormone excess (hyperthyroidism) is associated with a low TSH level. The thyroid makes hormones that regulate the way the body uses energy. It also plays an important role in regulating a person’s weight, body temperature, muscle strength, and even their mood.

Inclusive Cost: R170

Thyroxine (FT4) Test

The thyroid produces a hormone called thyroxine, which is known as T4. This hormone plays a role in several of the body’s functions, including growth and metabolism. A doctor may order a T4 test if a thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) test has come back with abnormal results. A T4 test will help a doctor determine what type of problem is affecting the thyroid.

Inclusive Cost: R170

Triiodothyronine (FT3) Test

The thyroid produces a hormone called triiodothyronine, known as T3. It also produces a hormone called thyroxine, known as T4. Together, these hormones regulate the body’s temperature, metabolism, and heart rate. By measuring the T3 in the blood, a doctor may be able to determine if there is a thyroid problem.

Inclusive Cost: R170

Thyroid Antibodies (Thyroid Ab) Test

This test measures the level of thyroid antibodies in your blood. There are different types of thyroid antibodies. Some antibodies destroy thyroid tissue. Others cause the thyroid to make too much of certain thyroid hormones. A thyroid antibodies test usually measures one or more of the following types of antibodies: Thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO), Thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg), & thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) receptor.

Inclusive Cost: R170

The Thyroid Screening Package Procedure

Coming in for this package is easy. You can book a test on our site or just come through to one of our Drive-Thru testing centres. One of our nurses will take a little blood from you and use it to test for the health targets identified in this package.

You may need to fast for these tests, please speak to your doctor about getting the test and see if you need to pause certain medications.

Who Should Get The Thyroid Screening Package?

Having The Thyroid Screening Package is Helpful if:

You are looking to get a test done for an upcoming Dr appointment

You have experienced symptom related to thyroid issues

You have been asked by your doctor to do these tests

You have a personal or family history of thyroid issues

When Should You Get The Thyroid Screening Package?

This package is crucial for those suffering from thyroid issues and should be done as often as recommended by your doctor to assist with diagnosis & treatment.

What Time Should I Come For My Test?

You can come whenever we are open, and it is convenient for you.

How Can the Thyroid Screening Package Help You?

You need knowledge to take control over your health. This package will help you get that.

This package is all round series of tests which is particularly useful for those at risk for thyroid conditions. So it will help you check on your overarching health and give you more information on which areas of your body you may need to focus on more.

Can I Get Extra Tests With This Package?

Yes! Our tests are fully customisable.

You can build your own custom packages, choose which tests you would like by ticking on the menu provided to you during your test. You can eliminate tests that you don’t need or add on extra tests if you require them.

Want a single test? You can monitor a specific aspect of your health with ease at our Walk-In Lab.

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For 20 years Epicentre has been fighting South African’s infectious diseases, and now we’re taking on COVID-19! We are a company founded on a vision, ending disease in South Africa! So we believe in making an IMPACT.

We are an independent organization that is committed to creating a positive impact on health & wellness for all in South Africa.

We want to close the gap between unscreened, undiagnosed, and uncontrolled HIV & COVID-19 infections as well as other chronic diseases for all South Africans.

By booking your tests with Epicentre, you are supporting a real local company that has worked for 20 years in all 9 provinces, from Pollsmoor prison to Constantia; & you’re getting a gold standard service that experts trust!

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