Fasting Glucose Test
A fasting blood sugar test is used to measure sugar in your blood. This test is a simple, safe and common way to diagnose prediabetes, diabetes or gestational diabetes. Our nurse will just need to prick your finger or use a needle to draw blood from a vein in your arm. To prepare for this test, don’t eat and only drink water for 8 to 12 hours before the test.
Inclusive cost: R50
Full Blood Count (FBC)
Blood test used to evaluate your overall health and detect a wide range of disorders, including anaemia, infection and leukaemia.
Inclusive Cost: R120
Lipogram (Cholesterol, HDL, TRIG & LDL)
This test (panel) measures the level of the different lipids and lipid-like substances in the blood. Cholesterol and triglycerides are carried in the blood by lipoprotein particles. These particles are also measured and classified according to density. The lipogram is used to help predict the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and determine treatment. The lipogram is used to monitor the effectiveness of and or response to therapy.
Total cost: R213
High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL)
Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL)
Triglycerides (TRIG) Test
Liver Function Test
Liver function tests are blood tests used to help diagnose and monitor liver disease or damage. The tests measure the levels of certain enzymes and proteins in your blood.
Inclusive Cost: R375
The Uric Acid (UA) Blood Test
A uric acid blood test, also known as a serum uric acid measurement, determines how much uric acid is present in your blood. The test can help determine how well your body produces and removes uric acid, which is a normal waste product in your blood. But in high amounts uric acid can cause a number of issues in your body.
Inclusive cost: R70
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Test
A thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) test is a common blood test used to measure how well the thyroid gland is working.
Inclusive Cost: R170
Vitamin D Test
A vitamin D blood test measures the level of vitamin D in your blood. Abnormal levels of vitamin D can indicate bone disorders, nutrition problems, organ damage, or other medical conditions.
Inclusive Cost: R213