At-home sample collection devices for monitoring liver function. Laboratory results are provided within 5 days.
The liver plays a significant role in metabolism, digestion, detoxification and elimination of substances from the body. A liver function test can help diagnose and monitor liver disease or damage by looking at liver enzymes.
WHO & WHEN?
If you consume alcohol regularly or excessively from time to time, or both, it is a good idea to check the health of your liver. If your liver loses its ability to function properly, you are likely to experience:
- Loss of appetite
- Itchy skin
- Chronic fatigue
More serious liver damage will result in symptoms that can include:
- Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes)
- Vomiting blood
- Dark urine
- Dark, tarry stools
- Build-up of fluid in the legs (oedema) and abdomen (ascites)
This sample kit contains a finger-prick blood collection device and clear instructions. With it you can collect a sample at home. Samples are couriered to and tested at the BioSmart accredited pathology laboratory.
Blood is tested for:
- Bilirubin (Total)
- Bilirubin (Direct)
- Total Protein
- Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST)
- Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)
- Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP)
- Gamma-glutamyl Transferase (GGT)
Your liver health report will come in an easy-to-understand format with a detailed breakdown of results, what they mean and your next steps.
Note: If you do not feel confident taking your own sample, we can help:
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Book a consultation at Clicks Cape Gate to have your sample collected.
Bring your receipt to Clicks Cape Gate on the day of the sample collection.
Pay Clicks Cape Gate directly for collecting a blood sample: R80.
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