✓ Testosterone level
This finger prick blood test analyses your testosterone level in your blood. A sex hormone essential for sex drive, fertility, muscle mass and mood.
About this health test
This at home testosterone test uses a finger prick blood test to analyse the testosterone level in your blood, a sex hormone that is essential for sex drive, fertility, muscle mass and mood.
If you have low sex drive, low energy, or loss of muscle this test is key to determining if low testosterone levels is the cause.
This test can also help women explore whether their testosterone levels are elevated, which can occur with the health condition polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
What is Included?
✓ Home Finger Prick Blood Test Kit
✓ Recorded, next day delivery of your test kit (if booked before 3.30pm Mon-Thur)
✓ 24hr Tracked Royal Mail Return
✓ Results 2-3 working days from receipt by the laboratory
✓ Patients emailed with results plus analysis and health advice by a ZoomDoc GP
When to test
We advise patients to only undertake this test Monday to Thursday AM and then sending it directly back to the laboratory. This ensures that there are no delays in the lab receiving your test sample.
Specific biomarkers within this test include:
If you have any queries please check our list of frequently asked questions or get in touch with one of our experts who will be happy to help.
Frequently Asked Questions
How accurate are ZoomDoc Wellness Tests?
ZoomDoc finger prick blood tests are as accurate as tests you would normally take via a normal regular blood test at hospital or in a GP setting.
All tests are analysed in labs in the UK and are UKAS and ISO 15189 accredited.
All of our partner laboratories undergo frequent quality control checks to ensure they meet the highest standard of testing. The equipment and analysers used are all designed for the specific function of capillary blood testing. All ZoomDoc test kits come with clear instructions.
What laboratories do ZoomDoc use?
All laboratories that ZoomDoc use are UKAS & ISO 15189 accredited.
Most samples are analysed at The Doctors Laboratory which is based in Central London. This lab is the largest private laboratory in the UK.
How are my testosterone results reviewed?
All testosterone results are analysed by our team of Doctors.
They will comment on your results and often provide both advice and health recommendations.
If there are any worrying results our Doctors will get in touch and advise on next steps.
Can I discuss my results with a ZoomDoc GP?
Our team of GPs are always on hand via the ZoomDoc app to discuss any queries or questions you may have with your results or wellness tests.
What will happen after I purchase a test kit?
After purchase of this testosterone test kit, it will be immediately dispatched to your home or workplace.
After it arrives, you must activate the test with the details of the patient undertaking the test. There are full instructions on the test kit box.
Can I give this test kit to someone else?
Yes, if you receive or order a wellness test kit and want to gift it to someone else, you can do this. However, the test must always be activated with the personal details of the individual taking the test.
How to take your home blood test
” Testosterone is a sex hormone produced by the testes in men. Women also produce testosterone in their ovaries and adrenal glands but in far smaller quantities. Testosterone is key for essential body functions, such as your sex drive (libido), muscle mass, energy levels, healthy bones, strength, and also your mood.
Testosterone also controls men’s sperm production, so changes in this hormone can alter your fertility. Levels are also known to decrease as you get older. This simple finger prick blood test can be undertake at home and sent back to our lab to analyse. If you are lacking in testosterone, supplements can be supplied by your GP. “
Dr Kenny Livingstone – ZoomDoc GP