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Guide to blood testing

Blood tests can be used to assess your general health. Learn more about blood testing.

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Testosterone blood test

A testosterone blood test can show how much of the sex hormone testosterone is in your body. Men usually have more testosterone than women.

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Oestrogen blood test

Many women at some time have a blood test for oestrogen. It might be during pregnancy, if their menstrual cycle is unusual, or for some other reason.

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Magnesium blood test

A magnesium blood test is carried out to see if your body has enough magnesium. Most people get sufficient magnesium from food.

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Blood tests A-Z

From the fasting blood glucose test to the prostate (PSA) test, there are many kinds of blood tests. Browse the index and learn how to prepare for your test.

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Calcium blood test

A calcium test provides information about how much calcium is in your blood.

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C-reactive protein (CRP) test

The C-reactive protein test is a general blood test, which checks for infection or inflammation in the body.

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HbA1c test

An HbA1c is a type of blood test which is used to help diagnose and monitor people with diabetes.

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Full blood count

A full blood count is a common blood test for general health, which can also provide information about a range of conditions.

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Iron studies

Iron studies are blood tests that look at how much iron is in your blood and other cells. Too little or too much iron can cause problems.

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