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Underlying Conditions Blood Test
Underlying Conditions Blood Test
Underlying Conditions Blood Test
Underlying Conditions Blood Test
Underlying Conditions Blood Test
Underlying Conditions Blood Test

Underlying Conditions Blood Test

A simple at-home blood test which looks for underlying conditions identified by the NHS as being more clinically vulnerable in relation to COVID-19.

Is it for you?

Do you want to know whether you may have an underlying condition that the NHS has identified as being moderate risk (clinically vulnerable) for coronavirus? Do you want to know whether you should be taking steps to help improve your risk factors during the pandemic? Or whether you may fall into the group the NHS advises to take extra precautions against coronavirus? If you want to know whether you may fall into the moderate risk group, then this test is for you.
Blood sample 16 biomarkers included 2 working days turnaround
from sample receipt at lab

What's included?

Biomarker profiles

  • Kidney Health
  • Liver Health
  • Proteins
  • Diabetes
  • Cholesterol Status
  • Iron Status
  • Vitamins

Kidney Health (2 Biomarkers)

Liver Health (4 Biomarkers)

Proteins (1 Biomarker)

Diabetes (1 Biomarker)

Cholesterol Status (6 Biomarkers)

Iron Status (1 Biomarker)

Vitamins (1 Biomarker)

Special instructions

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. 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. You should take this test before you take any vitamin or mineral supplements. Avoid heavy exercise and eating meat-rich meals for 48 hours before your test.

We’ve learned a lot about COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, including which groups of people are more clinically vulnerable if they get coronavirus. These include people with underlying conditions such as diabetes which is why the government is urging people to reduce diabetes risk factors such as obesity, poor diet and sedentary behaviour through the “Better Health” programme. The problem with many of the underlying conditions which can raise your risk if you get coronavirus, is that many people don’t even know that they are affected. Risk factors for heart disease and diabetes such as high blood pressure, raised cholesterol and poor control of blood glucose are unlikely to cause symptoms, especially in the early stages, so people may be more likely to develop these conditions and not know it. You can read more about who is at risk from coronavirus on the NHS website.


This simple at-home finger-prick blood test helps you understand your own risks for underlying conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, liver and kidney disease so that you can take steps to improve your health through lifestyle changes, as well take additional measures to protect yourself against coronavirus.


If your result suggests you could have an underlying condition our doctors will signpost you to your GP for a full diagnosis.


For more NHS information on high risk groups click here.

Dr Sam Rodgers MBBS, MRCGP

How it works

  • Take the test

    Collect your sample at home, visit a partner clinic, or we can even send a nurse to you.
  • Post your sample

    Send your sample back on the same day you take it in the freepost pack to our laboratory.
  • Get your results

    View your results with doctor's advice on your personal dashboard.
Laboratories you can trust

Laboratories you can trust

Trusted by the NHS and private clinics alike, you can be sure of the highest testing standards from our fully accredited partner laboratories.

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.

Your personal<br>
health centre

Your personal
health centre

Discover the easy way to track your health through our online portal, my.medichecks.com. View your results with doctor's advice, monitor any changes over time and see the improvements you can make to your health with simple lifestyle changes.

Questions? Let us help

Questions? Let us help

Our customer care team is on-hand to help you find the test that's right for you. Get in touch via phone, live chat or email.

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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.