Haemoglobin A1C (HBA1C)

Haemoglobin A1C (HBA1C)


Estimated Turnaround Time: 5 Working days.
Sample Type: Blood
Fasting: Fasting not indicated
Profile Inclusions: analysis for this analyte only.
Regular price£132.25
Phlebotomy included
Collect 1322 Pathology Points worth £13.23 to put towards future testing.

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Order Securely Online.

Order your Haemoglobin A1C (HBA1C) Blood test safely and Securely Online, you'll be emailed a Pathology Passport.

Attend your Chosen Hospital.

Make an appointment at your chosen Hospital, bring your Pathology Passport. You pay no extra for phlebotomy.

Results in 5 Working Days.

The target turnaround time for Haemoglobin A1C (HBA1C) is 5 working days - these will be sent to you by email.

This private blood test for HBA1C is available at all thirty private outpatient departments across the UK

Included in each test request for HBA1C are a Doctors Referral, all Phlebotomy fees (your blood taken at a Private Hospital), all laboratory fees and includes our GP comments.

Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) is a measurement of glucose levels in your blood. This is more advanced than a simple blood glucose test, which gives a snapshot view only. Glucose attaches itself to the red blood cells, and as these red cells exist for around 8-12 weeks, knowledge of the amount of glucose attached can provide an idea of the level of sugar in your blood in recent weeks.

Knowing this background level of glucose is important if you’re looking to monitor or diagnose type 2 diabetes. This test also aids in understanding how well controlled blood sugar levels are being managed for people who already have been diagnosed with diabetes.

Prediabetes risk revealed in new figures.

Sobering statistics revealed recently have highlighted that one in ten people with high blood sugar will go on to develop type 2 diabetes.

Prediabetes is becoming a ticking time bomb, with hundreds of thousands of people set to be impacted annually, placing a huge strain on an already vulnerable healthcare system. So, what is prediabetes? How serious is it and can it be prevented?

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Inclusions: analysis for this analyte only.
Special Instructions: No Special Instructions.
Attendance Restrictions: No Special Attendance Restrictions.
Laboratory Notes: Assay Dependent
Sample Container: 1 x Lavender
Fasting: If fasting is required, it will be explained on your Pathology Passport. 8 hours fasting is sufficient when it is required.
Freezing Requirements
  • This Test does not have a Frozen Sample Requirement. This means that it is available in all of the 30+ Spire Locations that we work with.

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