✓ Identify an overactive or under-active thyroid
This finger prick blood test analyses your key thyroid biomarkers which are crucial for a healthy metabolism.
About this test
This finger prick blood test analyses the key Thyroid hormones.
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
Your thyroid is a gland is situated in the front of your neck and produces hormones which help to regulate your metabolism.
Typically an underactive thyroid (Hypothyroidsm) leads to symptoms of lethargy, weight gain and dry skin and hair while an overactive thyroid (Hyperthyroidsm) leads to symptoms of feeling nervous and anxious, as well as weight loss.
When to test
We would advise patients to only undertake this thyroid test Monday to Thursday and then sending it directly back to our partner laboratory. This ensures that there are no delays with our lab receiving your test.
Specific biomarkers within this Thyroid Test include:
✓ FT3 – Free Triiodothyronine
✓ FT4 – Free Thyroxine
✓ TSH – Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
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 & 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 tests reviewed?
All test results are analysed by our team of Doctors.
They will comment on your results and often provide both advice and health recommendations.
If there is any worrying results our Doctors will get in touch and advise on next steps.
Is this test suitable for children?
ZoomDoc do not recommend purchasing our wellness tests for children.
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 purchasing a Wellness Test?
After purchase of your 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 my test 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.