Taking Your LetsGetChecked At Home Test Kit


Here is the LetsGetChecked step by step guide to taking your personal at home test kit. Your test will in arrive discreet packaging with clear instructions. Once you have received your test, it’s important to follow these steps to ensure prompt delivery of your results.


Contents


Firstly, fill in your details on the lab sticker located on the inner lid of the collection box.

Next go to LetsGetChecked and activate your kit using the activation steps. Our CLIA and CAP accredited labs use the latest technology to analyse smaller samples so taking a test is as painless as possible.

Our tests are easy to use, there’s no needles and no fuss. Patients receive results to their password protected account within 2-5 days. The LetsGetChecked medical team analyze the results and contact patients to offer support and further recommendations should further evaluation or treatment be necessary.


Taking a LetsGetChecked At Home Blood Sample Test Kit


  1. Wash your hands with warm soapy water before you begin. Warm hands will stimulate blood flow and make it easier to collect your sample.

  2. The best place for collecting is the 3rd or 4th finger on your non-dominant hand. Use the provided alcohol swab to clean the selected finger and then dry with a clean tissue.

  3. To prepare the lancet, twist and remove the blue stick.

  4. Position the lancet carefully against the rounded end of your finger and press down. Make sure to stand while collecting blood drops.

  5. Wipe away the first drop of blood that forms with the clean tissue provided. Hold your hand downwards and massage your hand and finger to form a new drop of blood.

  6. Gently massage from your hand down your finger to help the drops of blood flow into the collection tube. Fill the tube to the upper ‘600’ line. If you are unable to fill the tube, use a new lancet on another finger. Once the tube is filled, apply the supplied plaster to your finger.

  7. Place the lid on the blood collection tube and press down until you hear a click. Gently invert the collection tube 5 to 10 times, this is vital for the sample to be preserved for the laboratory.

  8. Place your sample in the supplied biohazard bag, and seal for secure shipping. Place the bag back into the white LetsGetChecked box that the test came in. Make sure you have filled in the Lab Sticker on the inside lid.

  9. Close the test box and place in the supplied return envelope. Return your sample to our accredited laboratories via the prepaid self-addressed packaging provided.


Taking a LetsGetChecked At Home Urine Test Kit


  1. Wash your hands with warm soapy water before you begin. Make sure not to urinate for 1 hour prior to collecting your sample.

  2. Open the collection box by squeezing the sides of the box to expand it. The box has a plastic lining inside to collect urine. Please take care not to tear or puncture the lining.

  3. Pass the first part of your urine into the collection box until it is half full. Then finish in the toilet.

  4. Carefully fill the urine sample tube from the urine collection box. It must be filled to the marked lines on the side of the tube. Do not fill above or below the marked lines or your sample will be rejected by the laboratory.

  5. Secure the lid of the tube tightly. Discard any remaining urine and dispose of the collection box.

  6. Place your sample in the supplied biohazard bag, and seal for secure shipping. Place the bag back into the LetsGetChecked box. Make sure you have filled out the lab sticker on the inside of the box.

  7. Close the test box and place in the supplied return envelope. Return your sample to our accredited laboratories via the prepaid self-addressed packaging provided.


Taking a LetsGetChecked At Home Stool Test Kit


1.Wash your hands with warm soapy water before you begin.

  1. Put toilet paper into the toilet bowl so that the stool sample will remain static when you are taking the test.

  2. Twist the cap on the sample collection tube to open. Remove the sampling stick, holding it by the cap.

  3. Take the collection swab from the test tube and scrap it along the stool until the full sample stick is covered.

  4. Place the sample stick back into the test tube and twist until you hear a click.

  5. Place your sample in the supplied biohazard bag, and seal for secure shipping.

  6. Place the bag back into the white LetsGetChecked box that the test came in. Make sure you have filled in the Lab Sticker on the inside lid.

  7. Close the test box and place in the supplied return envelope. Return your sample to our accredited laboratories via the prepaid self-addressed packaging provided.


Taking a LetsGetChecked At Home Swab Test Kit


Step By Step Guide To Taking Your Samples

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  1. Wash your hands with warm soapy water before you begin.

  2. Take out the sample tube and sample wand from the test box. Hold the sample wand by the blue handle.

  3. Insert the swab into the vagina until you reach the cervix. Keep the wand straight while collecting your sample.

  4. Gently and slowly rotate the cervical swab until you have done a 360 turn. Next, remove the wand making sure to keep it straight.

  5. Let the wand dry for at least 3 minutes. You can rest it against the Sample Tube with the white tip in the air. Please make sure to not touch the white tip off anything.

  6. Once dry, unscrew the lid of the Sample Tube. Put the white tip of the wand into the tube and bend the wand so that the tip falls into the tube.

  7. Place your sample in the supplied biohazard bag, and seal for secure shipping. Place the bag back into the white LetsGetChecked box that the test came in. Make sure you have filled in the Lab Sticker on the inside lid.

  8. Close the test box and place in the supplied return envelope. Return your sample to our accredited laboratories via the prepaid self-addressed packaging provided.


Taking a LetsGetChecked At Home Saliva Test Kit


  1. Before collecting your sample, do not eat, smoke, drink, chew gum, brush your teeth or use mouthwash for at least 30 minutes. Spit into the vial until you have reached the necessary line marked on the vial. Ensure that it is saliva and not bubbles in the vial.

  2. The full saliva sample should be collected within 30 minutes and the funnel contents should be released into the tube immediately. Close the lid by pushing down hard on the tube top. This will release a stabilisation buffer into your sample.

  3. Remove and discard the funnel lid and screw the tube cap on securely.

  4. With the tube cap secured, rotate the vial 5 times to mix your sample with the stabilisation buffer. This will preserve your sample for the laboratory.

  5. Place your sample in the supplied biohazard bag, and seal for secure shipping. Place the bag back into the white LetsGetChecked box that the test came in. Make sure you have filled in the Lab Sticker on the inside lid.

  6. Close the test box and place in the supplied return envelope. Return your sample to our accredited laboratories via the prepaid self-addressed packaging provided.


The personal health test gives customers the opportunity to make a decision on what aspect of their health they would like to monitor after they have purchased a personal health testing kit.


The personal health test allows you to track, monitor and improve your health without the need to deviate from your busy schedule. It gives you the freedom to take control of your health from the comfort of your own home.

After you purchase the personal health test from selected pharmacies or from LetsGetChecked.com, you simply activate the test by creating a personal LetsGetChecked online profile. Following this, you choose your testing kit and pay an additional laboratory fee.

The tests you can choose from include:

Personal-Health-UNI


Taking a LetsGetChecked Personal At Home Test Kit


How to take a LetsGetChecked Personal Health Test


1 Activate Your Test

Once you have purchased your personal health test, activate the test online. Here you can browse, select and pay for your chosen test depending on what aspect of your health you would like to monitor.

  1. Take Your Test

It is recommended that you take your blood sample early in the morning between Monday to Thursday.

  1. Return Your Test To The Lab

Return your sample in the prepaid self-addressed packaging.

  1. Receive Analysis Of Your Test Results

Your sample will be analyzed in an accredited lab. Results are viewed by a team of medical professionals and will be made available to you via your online account in 2-5 days.

When your sample has been received and tested, the lab will provide the results to our medical team. Our medical team is available to discuss them with you at any time. You will be notified via email that your results are available, and you will be able to view them by logging into your account at www.letsgetchecked.com.


Who We Are

Step By Step Guide To Taking Your Samples
LetsGetChecked empowers you in tracking and improving your health from the comfort of your own home. We are a patient-led, medical technology platform that is giving men and women the power to self-test for a range of health conditions.

From your heart to your hormones and your vitamins to your vitality, LetsGetChecked offers convenient and confidential health tests to everybody, for every body. Using your personalized online profile, you can monitor every aspect of your well-being. Simply order your test online. Self-collect your sample at home. Return your sample to our accredited laboratories in a pre-paid self-addressed envelope. Receive your results in 2-5 days.

LetsGetChecked will support you, every step of the way. In the event that your results are positive or outside a normal range, a fully certified doctor or nurse from the LetsGetChecked medical team will guide you through a personalized treatment program. Visit www.letsgetchecked.com for more information.

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Written by Hannah Kingston | Approved by Medical Director Dominic Rowley