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COVID-19 IgG Antibody Tests - How useful?

Antibody testing and preparing for lockdown relaxation   There is an ongoing debate regarding the usefulness, or not, of the antibody test for COVID 19 – that is, the test to show whether you have been infected by the virus (around 14 days or more the date of sample collection)....

Full Blood Count

Blood testing for poor diet, viral infections, bone marrow conditions.A complete blood count (CBC), also known as full blood count (FBC) or full blood exam (FBE) or blood panel, is a test panel that gives information about the cells in a patient's blood.Low haemoglobin suggests a person has anaemia. The...

The importance of knowing about your blood in Sport

Why is Blood testing in Sport important? This is increasingly being considered essential for the keen amateur and not just the professional sportsman or sportswoman. There is now a wide range of substances ‘at risk’ of deficiency in athletes. Nutrients and Hormones may be under the spotlight and at risk...