It is simple to collect a sample using the equipment we provide. You can be confident that all components in your kit are safe to use as they are all CE marked, which means they meet international standards for safety, and kits are assembled according to ISO 13485 quality management system.
Collecting your finger prick blood sample is quick and easy. Please remember to read the full instructions which come with your kit to ensure you handle all equipment and collect your sample correctly.
Here are some tips to make sample collection easier!
You should be well hydrated by drinking plenty of water in the hours before your test and a large glass 30 minutes prior.
Take a hot shower or put your hands in warm water for 4 minutes before taking the sample to make sure you get good blood flow.
In most cases your sample can be collected at home with a finger prick kit, if not we will arrange phlebotomy appointment for you.
Fill each tube to the marked line. For purple tubes, please shake gently after each drop that is collected to prevent clotting.