Antenatal plus Diabetes Screening Add-on Blood tests: £565 plus cost of scan

 

You can now combine your ultrasound with one of our screening tests to get the full picture of your health. All our tests are done at the internationally renowned The Doctor’s Laboratory. The Doctor’s laboratory works with NHS trusts and major UK private hospitals.

Please add the screening test when you book your scan from our add-on packages.

 

Tests included:

Test: Blood

 

Patient instructions:

Please fast for 12 hours preceding collection of specimen. You will have an initial blood test, be given a glucose challenge and then have another blood test after two hours, so please allow 2.5 hours for the test.

 

Turnaround time:

7 days

 

What does it look at:

Fasting glucose tolerance test: you will have a glucose blood test done fasting, then you will be given a sugary drink and you will have the test repeated at 1 hour and 2 hours to see how your body handles the glucose load. This can detect problems with glucose tolerance that may affect the pregnancy.

 

 

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