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A simple finger-prick blood test helps to detect 4 Tests for Iron deficiency, one of the most common causes of fatigue

Our Profile test is a simple test which you can do at home. You will get your results within 1-3 days of your sample reaching our lab.

4 Tests:

Iron Profile Home Test - Iron
Iron Profile Home Test - Ferritin
Iron Profile Home Test - CRP HS
Iron Profile Home Test - TIBC


What is it?

A Profile blood test in the UK contains several markers that aid in detecting iron blood test deficiency. Haemoglobin is made up of iron, a vital mineral. It is a protein found inside red blood cells that distributes oxygen to the tissues.

4 markers

Iron: helps carry oxygen from your lungs to the rest of the body.

CRP HS (C-Reactive Protein High Sensitivity): measures levels of inflammation in your body.

Ferritin: measures the amount your body stores.

TIBC: measures the amount in your blood.

Please take your sample in the morning, at least one hour before any medication. Do not take biotin supplements for two days before this test.

Why choose us?

A hassle-free finger-prick sample kit is sent to your house; follow the simple instructions, then post back to our labs free of charge.

1 x Stress-Free, Pre-Paid Royal Mail Tracked24, Return to Lab Labels included.

+ Certificate Issued

+ Bonus QR CODE Health Status Evidence

MHRA Registered IVD Devices 

What does the package include?

1 x Collection tube
3 x Lancet
3 x Alcohol wipe
3 x Plaster
1 x Safety bag
1 x Return bag
1 x Form

What does it look for?

This is a test which will check for Iron deficiency, one of the most common causes of fatigue.

How does it work?

Fast, Easy & Private

Order your kit online and once it arrive collect your sample at home.

Drop off the parcel preferably in the morning to get the earlier box clearances. Using the Return Track24 pre-paid label on each test kit, drop the package off at the nearest Royal Mail Priority Red Box to return it to the Lab.

Once your results are ready, we will send you an email with your certificate.

Click here for instructions on How to do a Blood Test at Home.

How long do the results take?

The target turnaround time for test results is 1-3 working days of receiving them in the laboratory. The turnaround time is a guide only and will sometimes depend upon assay run schedules.

Please take your test on a Monday to Thursday to avoid delivery delays by Royal Mail over the weekends.


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The whole process from ordering, testing, shipping, and receiving results was a breeze.


Have questions? Get answers to your questions from our expert support team 7 days a week.

This mineral is essential to life. It plays an important role in energy metabolism, oxygen transport, immune function, and the formation of red blood cells.

During your pregnancy, the needs of it increases because the body uses it to make extra blood to transport oxygen for you and your baby during this time. Also the blood volume in your body increases by 30-50%

Rich foods include red meat, beans, dried fruits, cereals, bread, pasta, and pork.

Active persons need this mineral to maintain and support energy, as your body muscles uses it to help produce the energy.

Pumpkin juice, tomato juice, grape juice, apple juice, spinach juice, beetroot juice.

We recommend that you check first with your GP.

Tummy pain, constipation, nausea, diarrhoea.

Pale skin, heart palpitations, tiredness, shortness of breath.

It may affect your heart or lungs, increase your risk of being ill and getting an infection, and pregnant women may get complications before and after birth.

If you have a deficiency, you should take this test and a Complete Blood Count. 

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