Essential fatty acid profile
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|Essential fatty acid profile
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This test measures amounts of the omega 3 and omega 6 series fats in red blood cells (these fats are found in fish oil and evening primrose oil). These are very common deficiencies and I recommend supplementing with EFAs routinely.
Blood - Venous sample- not available as a tiny test.
The kit for this test includes a lavender top blood tube, packaging materials for transporting the blood sample in the post, a request form and a pre-paid envelope.
- Special instructions are to send to the laboratory without delay
- Please, note that there is an interpretation fee for my letter to your GP. See Ordering Tests for more details.