Bariatric Surgery (post) - annual screening


Indications:

Recommended annual screening includes: Haematology & Biochemistry Profile, ferritin, parathyroid hormone, vitamins A, D, B12 & folate, plasma zinc, copper and selenium (mineral screen).

Patient Instructions:

Avoid mineral and vitamin supplements on the day of the test.

Appointment Notes:

Patients need to attend Biolab for these tests as the parathyroid hormone requires immediate attention.

Sample Requirements:

2 x Green (lithium heparin), Navy Blue (EDTA), Lavender (EDTA) , 4 x Yellow (SST)

Postal Samples Acceptable:

Yes

For further details please contact the laboratory at: lab@xxxxbiolab.co.uk