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Inflammation Test London

Results will be sent via email within 4 hours of your test(s)

*Please note that an additional £20 phlebotomy charge will be added to your bill. Free phlebotomy on orders over £300. No phlebotomy charge at the Battersea/Nine Elms location. Most competitive prices on the market!

*Please note that if you want more than one for your appointment, you can choose an option when booking and pay for the rest in the clinic.

London Inflammation Blood Test

Inflammation is the process where your body’s white cells and the things they make protect you from infection from bacteria and viruses using inflammatory cells. So, an Inflammation Blood Test package is used to help diagnose conditions that cause inflammation.

Inflammation At Home Test

London Blood Tests can provide an Inflammation blood test by sending one of our phlebotomists to your preferred location (home or hotel) to collect your blood sample at an additional cost.

Private Inflammation Testing

You can book an Inflammation Blood Test online and give your sample to any of our private clinics where our medical professionals will examine your blood sample and send the results via email within 24 hours of the sample being taken.

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London Inflammation Blood Test

Inflammation can be either acute or chronic.  Acute inflammation lasts around hours or days, while chronic ones last around months or even years. Chronic inflammation includes the following conditions:

What are the symptoms that make you require a Blood Test Inflammation package?

Symptoms of inflammation include:

What does the Inflammation Blood Test package include?

The Blood Test for Inflammation package offered by our clinic London Blood Tests includes the following tests:

  • High sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) £20
  • Procalcitonin (PCT) £40
  • Serum Amyloid Alpha (SAA) £30

A Procalcitonin test is used to measure the level of Procalcitonin in your blood. A Procalcitonin test is mostly needed when you’re seriously ill and the doctor thinks of a systemic infection.

An SAA test is intended for in vitro quantities of Serum Amyloid Alpha determination in serum, plasma, and blood. Also, it is used as an index for infection diagnosis.

The High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein test is more sensitive than a standard CRP one, meaning it can detect slight increases in the levels given in the standard CRP test. A High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein test is used to determine the risk of coronary artery disease, to diagnose a chronic inflammatory disease, such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis, or even to evaluate the risk of a second heart attack.

What causes inflammation?

Inflammation is caused by your lifestyle. You can develop an inflammation if you:

London Blood Tests cares for your health and body, so book an  Inflammation Blood Test package today to check if you are below or above the optimal levels.

How to prevent an Inflammation

Having a healthier lifestyle and controlling the conditions that might cause inflammation should help you prevent any other complications. Some of these habits include:

  • Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight
  • Quitting smoking
  • Managing stress with healthier tools
  • Limiting alcohol or even quitting

 

Another way to prevent inflammation is eating certain foods that may help reduce inflammation, such as:

  • Olive oil
  • High fibre foods
  • Tomatoes
  • Nuts
  • Fruits, such as blueberries and oranges
  • Spinach, kale, and other leafy greens

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