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Advanced Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Blood Test
Advanced Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Blood Test
Advanced Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Blood Test
Advanced Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Blood Test
Advanced Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Blood Test

Advanced Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Blood Test

This advanced profile for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) includes tests for diabetes, cholesterol as well as hormones, thyroid function and AMH (anti-mullerian hormone).

Is it for you?

Are you experiencing symptoms of polycystic ovaries (PCOS) like irregular periods and excessive facial hair? Are you planning a family and think that PCOS might affect your ability to conceive? Or have you already had a diagnosis of PCOS and want to monitor your risk for diabetes and raised cholesterol? If you want a thorough test for PCOS with guidance from a doctor about what it means for your health and your fertility, this advanced profile is for you.
Blood sample 19 biomarkers included 3 working days turnaround
from sample receipt at lab

What's included?

Biomarker profiles

  • Proteins
  • Diabetes
  • Cholesterol Status
  • Thyroid Hormones
  • Hormones

Proteins (4 Biomarkers)

Diabetes (1 Biomarker)

Cholesterol Status (6 Biomarkers)

Thyroid Hormones (1 Biomarker)

Hormones (7 Biomarkers)

Special instructions

Please take your sample in the morning. Fasting is optional for this test. Eating fatty foods might affect the results of a small number of blood tests so we may advise a retest when you are fasted. If you are interested in your triglyceride, LDL or omega 3 levels, then we do recommend fasting. Take this test between days 2 and 5 of your period. It can be taken at any time if you are not having periods. Do not take biotin supplements for 2 days prior to this test. If you are taking prescribed biotin you should discuss this with your doctor. HRT and the contraceptive pill can affect the results of this test, taking the test during a break from these will give more accurate results. Avoid taking a finger-prick sample from a finger used to handle hormone-gels or hormone-pessaries in the past 4 weeks. Please let us know if you have polycystic ovarian syndrome, as this can affect the results of this test
Formerly known as Complete Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Blood Test.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which your ovaries are enlarged and contain many fluid-filled sacs around the eggs. It is quite common and affects normal ovarian function.  A diagnosis is based on medical history, symptoms and high levels of male hormones (androgens). Symptoms include irregular or absent periods or, excess facial hair growth, thinning hair and difficulty getting pregnant.

Our Advanced Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Blood Test contains a comprehensive hormone panel including tests for testosterone, FSH and LH. It also measures anti-mullerian hormone which can be elevated in women with PCOS, as well as prolactin which can give further insights into your fertility. This profile includes tests for thyroid function, diabetes and cholesterol, all of which can be affected by polycystic ovaries.

Dr Sam Rodgers MBBS, MRCGP

Why take this test?

  • You are having difficulty getting pregnant and think PCOS could be the cause
  • You are experiencing symptoms such as irregular periods, excessive facial hair growth, weight gain, oily skin and hair thinning
  • You know that polycystic ovaries raise your risk of diabetes, high cholesterol and thyroid disorders and you want to check your status
  • You want to be proactive about changing your lifestyle to control your PCOS symptoms
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Expert interpretation <br>
of your results

Expert interpretation
of your results

One of our team of doctors will review your results and give you personalised advice based on your medical history, lifestyle and health and fitness goals.

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Important

Our tests are not a substitute for seeing your doctor, especially if you are suffering symptoms. Our doctors will interpret your results based on the information you have provided, but will not diagnose, consult or provide any treatment. You will be advised to see your doctor for any necessary follow-up action.