This test requires you to fast before sampling. Fasting means that you are not allowed to eat or drink anything for at least 10 hours before your scheduled time for sampling. However, a glass of water is fine to drink during the fast. Any medications are taken as usual unless your doctor has given other instructions.
Fasting is required for at least 10 hours before sampling. The test must be taken before 10 in the morning. Read more here.
Testosterone plays an important role in our physical and sexual health and is strongly linked to muscle building, energy levels and sex drive.
The Testosterone Plus health check gives you a comprehensive assessment of your testosterone levels. By measuring your testosterone, hormone and blood levels, this health check gives you insight into your testosterone production as well as an estimate of total bioactive testosterone. With this information, you can detect any abnormalities that may be the root cause of problems such as low sex drive, premature puberty and infertility.
Sampling for men: we recommend that you leave the test in the morning between 7:00 and 10:00 a.m. due to strong diurnal variation. In normal cases, testosterone is secreted with a maximum value early in the morning and minimum values around midnight. The half-life in the blood is about 4 minutes. You must also fast starting at 22:00 the day before the test.
Proteins are specific nutrients made up of several combined amino acids. In the body, there are over 10,000 different proteins that form the building blocks of all tissues and other body parts and are used in several important processes such as forming cells, enzymes and hormones.
It is important that you follow the specific instructions regarding fasting, time of sampling and any medications before you leave your sample. If there are specific indications for your test, you will find them above in the yellow information box. If you follow the steps below, you will be well prepared regardless of which test your sampling is for:
The referral is available digitally at the sampling unit. Here you can read our guidelines for leaving samples.
Master your health - three easy steps
Choose a health check or create your own by adding optional health tests to your cart. An e-referral is created and sent digitally to the sampling unit you have chosen.
Immediately after completing the purchase and receiving the order confirmation, you can leave samples at the selected reception. Your referral is valid for 5 months.
You will receive your test answers within 1-5 working days. The test results are displayed continuously after each completed analysis. When all the test results have been reported, you will receive an overall assessment by a doctor - valid when purchasing a health check.
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To offer you the highest possible quality and service we collaborate with accredited laboratories and trained healthcare personnel.
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Our vision is that as many people as possible should have the opportunity to improve their health. That's why we always strive to keep prices low.
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With us, you can always choose freely among all our health markers and design your own personal health check based on your needs.
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Within 1-5 working days you will receive your test results, these are reviewed and assessed by a doctor. In the event of significantly deviating test answers, you will be called. You can also make an appointment with a doctor for a personal review.
Put the health tests or health checks you want to buy in the shopping cart then go to checkout and choose the payment option that suits you. After completed payment you will receive an order confirmation and your referral will be sent electronically to the sampling unit you have chosen and will be ready for your visit.Read more
We collaborate with Sweden's leading laboratories, Unilabs, Karolinska and Synlab, as well as sampling clinics at Encia so that you as a customer get the highest possible quality. This is where you go for sampling performed by their experienced staff. The analysis is performed by authorized personnel at Unilabs, Synlab and Karolinska.Read more
To create your own referral select the specific markers you want to test for in the shopping cart. When you complete your purchase, a separate referral is created based on your choices.Read more
It usually takes 1-5 working days to get your test results, these are sent to you continuously as the analysis is done. The doctors comment will appear in the final report when all test results have been received.Read more