Thyroid Function Test Kit

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How to order your thyroid function test kit online

The process is quick and easy – just follow these simple steps:

  • Fill out a short online assessment
  • Place an order for your preferred test option
  • It can then it can be posted to your preferred address or you can collect it from a local post office instead

How to use the thyroid function test kit

  • Before you take your sample, you should wash your hands with warm soapy water (it is difficult to collect blood if your hands are cold)
  • Dry your hands and use the included alcotip swab to clean the fingertip you would like to use
  • You should use the third or fourth finger of your non-dominant hand
  • Twist and remove the purple stick from one lancet, put it on your fingertip and press the purple button at the end - don’t worry if it doesn’t work straight away, you can use one of the remaining two lances to try again
  • You should notice a small drop of blood forming on your fingertip, as your skin has been punctured
  • Use a clean tissue to wipe the first drop away, hold your hand downwards and massage the side of your finger to form another drop of blood
  • Use your other hand to gently squeeze the finger you are using and catch the drops in the collection tube
  • You should fill the small tube to the upper line. If you are unable to fill it, please use an additional lancet on another finger to complete the sample
  • Once your sample is complete, you can use the supplied plaster to stop the bleeding, put the screw lid on the collection tube, turning it upside down and back a few times times, until it is closed securely
  • Please make sure you put your details on the sticky label and affix it on the tube – the lab will not be able to analyse your sample otherwise
  • You then need to put your sample tube inside the protective wallet and put the wallet into the prepaid envelope, along with your used lancets
  • You can use any UK post box to send your test kit back to the partner lab

How do the results work?

  • Your results will be provided to you via your account
  • They should be ready within 2-3 days of the laboratory receiving your sample
  • When your blood sample reaches the laboratory, it will be used to measure three hormones that show if your thyroid is working properly
  • It will report whether these levels are within the normal range or outside of it (too high or too low)
Medically reviewed by:
Dr Clair Grainger

Dr Clair Grainger studied at The University of Edinburgh from 2004 to 2009. She's worked in hospitals throughout Edinburgh and London before completing her GP training in North Middlesex Hospital in 2017.

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Article created: 16 Feb 2019

Last reviewed: 31 Oct 2019

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