This is an important test that helps measure the homocysteine levels in the blood.

Venous blood
1 tests included
2 days turnaround



About Homocysteine

What is homocysteine?

Homocysteine is an amino acid, one of the essential building blocks for all proteins in the body. High levels of homocysteine in the blood are associated with an increased risk of heart disease. The most common source of homocysteine is eating meat, blood levels can be lowered by increased intake of vitamin B12 and folic acid.

Why take the test?

This test measures the homocysteine levels in the blood. It is used to check for homocysteine related increased risk of heart disease.


What's tested

Heart Disease Risk

How it works



Order your kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.



Take your test and post

Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse.



Get results directly to your dashboard

You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.