Homocysteine blood test UK and Europe
- Testing laboratory - Biolab Medical Unit London.
- Test preparations/instructions - The sample should be collected ideally at midday, three to four hours after a breakfast which contains protein. This is to ensure an adequate methionine challenge (equivalent to around 0.5gm of methionine). Avoidance of all nutritional supplements 3 days prior to collecting the sample - certain nutrients can help to break down or build homocysteine in the body, it is important to get an analysis of natural homocysteine levels.
- Result turnaround time - 7 - 10 working days.
- Support and treatment programme - Email support is included in the price of the test and also a treatment programme if one is required.
- Example report: