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Abdominal Pain Blood Test

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Original price £179.00
Original price £179.00 - Original price £179.00
Original price £179.00
Current price £149.00
£149.00 - £149.00
Current price £149.00

This test has been specifically developed to help people suffering with symptoms such as frequent diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal discomfort and bloating.

  • Biomarkers: 30
  • Turnaround: 1-2 days

Simple and accurate blood test from a laboratory you can speak to.

Step 1. Choose sample collection option

Currently selected option: HOME KIT via Royal Mail Tracked 24

  • Available everywhere in mainland UK.
  • Includes everything you need to take a safe and suitable blood sample in about 15 minutes.
  • Post the sample back to our laboratory via Royal Mail Tracked 24.

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Experiencing abdominal pain and discomfort can be distressing and impact your quality of life. The Abdominal Pain Blood Test suite is meticulously designed to assist individuals experiencing symptoms like persistent diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal pain, and bloating. This comprehensive set of tests aims to identify the underlying causes of these common gastrointestinal complaints, providing crucial insights for effective management and relief.

Leverage the capabilities of One Day Tests to address your gastrointestinal well-being with our precise Abdominal Pain Blood Test. Offering swift and accurate results from our CQC-certified laboratory, this test encompasses a thorough biomarker analysis tailored to identify potential causes behind abdominal discomfort. With the added benefit of home testing, we deliver the essential insights you require, combining speed and precision to facilitate a comprehensive understanding of your digestive health.

About the Abdominal Pain Blood Test

The Abdominal Pain Blood Test provides a comprehensive overview of your health, starting with a full blood count (FBC). This test is instrumental in detecting or excluding anaemia as well as offering insights into immune system health. FBC abnormalities may signal abdominal conditions like coeliac disease or pernicious anaemia, affecting nutrient absorption, or indicate internal bleeding from gastritis, ulcers, or serious concerns like bowel cancer. We also check iron, vitamin B12, and folate levels, low levels of which might underly abnormalities in the FBC.

Kidney function tests are essential, given the kidneys' role in waste filtration, electrolyte balance, and blood pressure regulation. Symptoms such as nausea or loss of appetite can hint at kidney disease, highlighting the test's relevance in diagnosing abdominal issues.

Liver health is gauged through enzyme levels, reflecting its critical functions in digestion, waste processing, and more. Elevated enzyme levels can suggest liver or gallbladder issues, leading to symptoms like abdominal pain, swelling, and changes in urine and stool colour.

C-reactive protein (CRP) levels, a marker of inflammation, aid in identifying infections or inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. These autoimmune conditions can cause significant abdominal discomfort, bloody stools, and diarrhoea, underscoring the test's comprehensive approach to diagnosing abdominal pain sources.

30 Biomarkers

  1. FULL BLOOD COUNT

    - White Blood Cell Count (WBC)
    - Red Blood Cell Count (RBC)
    - Haemoglobin (HGB)
    - Hematocrit (HCT)
    - Mean Corpuscular Volume (MCV)
    - Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin (MCH)
    - Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin Concentration (MCHC)
    - Red Cell Distribution Width (RDW)
    - Platelets (PLT) (Venous samples only)
    - Mean Platelet Volume (MPV)
    - Lymphocytes (LYM)
    - Monocytes (MON)
    - Neutrophils (NEU)
    - Eosinophils (EOS)
    - Basophils (BAS)

  2. KIDNEY FUNCTION

    - Albumin
    - Total protein
    - Creatinine
    - eGFR
    - Urea
    - Sodium
    - Potassium (Venous only. This parameter is not reported in capillary/home kits samples)
    - Chlorine

  3. LIVER FUNCTION

    - Globulin calculation
    - Albumin
    - Total protein
    - Bilirubin
    - Alanine AminoTransferase (ALT)
    - Gamma-GlutamylTransferase (GGT)
    - Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP)
    - Aspartate AminoTransferase (AST)

  4. INFLAMMATION

    - C-Reactive protein

  5. UPGRADE

    Not enough biomarkers? Check out the Essential All Systems Blood Test, for a comprehensive body check up.

  1. TURNAROUND TIME

    For most biomarkers our usual turnaround time is 24-48 hours, or less, from the time your sample is in our lab. We do not wait for all the results to complete before sending them to you, so you may start receiving results the same day for most cases, or as results become available.

    We are extremely proud of our very short turnaround times and a very efficient laboratory processes. Whilst we accommodate the shortest of time scales, with some results available within hours, for this particular test the usual turnaround time is:


    1-2 days

Doctor's notes

Hi, I am Dr. Adam Staten and here's my view on this test as a GP and Clinical Director at One Day Tests.

The Abdominal Symptoms Test is specifically tailored for individuals experiencing frequent diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal discomfort, and bloating. It aims to delve into symptoms often associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a condition characterised by common yet distressing signs like diarrhoea, constipation, bloating, and crampy abdominal pains.

Given that there's no definitive test for IBS, this comprehensive test is designed to rule out other possible causes of these symptoms, including ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and liver or kidney disease, ensuring a thorough evaluation and aiding in the accurate identification of the underlying issue.

Red flag symptoms for the Abdominal Pain Blood Test

Even if your blood tests are normal, you should see a doctor if you have any of the symptoms below because they may be a sign of serious underlying illness. 

  • Bleeding when you open your bowels
  • Unexplained weight loss 
  • Progressively worsening abdominal pain
  • Yellowing of the skin or eyes

Your Results and Health Dashboard

The results of your Abdominal Pain Blood Test will be emailed to you as a secured PDF file, ready for your GP and will also be uploaded to our Health Dashboard area of the website. It’s a unique and powerful tool, powered by our in-house clinical analysis research, to match your biomarkers across test panels and symptoms, as well as provide clinical commentary on all individual biomarkers you tested for.

The health dashboard will also provide "panel level" commentary - a birds eye view of the biomarkers that were tested. This feature allows you to view your test results and clinical commentary, and compare them to previous results, giving you a clear understanding of how your health is progressing.

By using the Health Dashboard, you can identify changes in your biomarkers and make necessary adjustments to your lifestyle. This added value is immense, as it empowers you to monitor your health and make informed decisions about your well-being.

It's free and is available with all of our tests.

Save on continuous monitoring with our subscription plan

The best way to look after your health is to do so regularly. This is easy to do with our continual monitoring plans which give you a discount on future blood tests. You choose the frequency and we'll do the rest.

When you purchase a subscription, we will deliver your home test kits or allow you to book appointments in line with your chosen frequency. You will be able to track your biomarkers over time in our powerful Health Dashboard, where results will be automatically updated for you. There is a minimum of 3 tests with any subscription, after which you can pause/restart/cancel at any time.

Special instructions

Hi, I am Stefania Brown, I am the Laboratory Manager at One Day Tests and here are the lab's special requests for the Abdominal Pain Blood Test.

Take this test after any symptoms of a short-term illness have settled. If you take biotin supplements, stop taking these for 72 hours before the test.

You need to be eating a diet containing gluten for 6 weeks before this test.

There is a larger failure rate for some biomarkers in capillary testing (hemolysis etc). For platelets (PLT) measurement we recommend a walk-in venous sample.

Venepuncture appointment - how to prepare

If you are coming into one of our clinics for the test, this is what you need to do before you arrive:

  • Drink plenty of water about an hour before the appointment.
  • Avoid coffee/tea/energy drinks. Water is good!
  • That’s it! We’ll do the rest.

Home test kit for Abdominal Pain Blood Test - how it works

Our blood test kits are simple and convenient.

The most important step in doing a blood test at home is to read the instructions very carefully. The process is very simple, but there are a few pitfalls you need to be aware of - you will save yourself a lot of time if you do it right the first time around!

  • Full printed instructions will arrive with your kit - please read them carefully.
  • Drink plenty before taking the sample and warm your hands up in the sink with warm water for a few minutes. This will make your blood flow much better.
  • Fill the tubes to the top line. We don’t need much blood; filling tubes to the top line is about 15 drops of blood.
  • Post the samples on the same day you take them, before midday, Monday to Thursday. If you post it any other time it might get to us late or be stuck at a sorting office over the weekend. You will then have to do it again.
  • Package the sample in the same box the kit came in. Otherwise, Royal Mail or DPD will reject it. The sample tubes go into a pouch, then into a cardboard box, and then into a return envelope. All of this is provided in the kit: please use it.

We look forward to receiving your sample in our lab!

How the finger prick home test kit for Abdominal Pain Blood Test works - from Dr. Adam Staten

Why choose us?

Hello! My name is Dr. Vinesh Mistry, I am part of the GP team here at One Day Tests and here is why you should trust us to test your blood.

We run our own regulated laboratories and our own accredited clinics. We manufacture our own approved home sample collection kits. Your results are looked after by our fantastic clinical governance team and our super-talented biomedical science team.

When you book your test with us - you book directly with the lab. This means accuracy and responsible duty of care, direct access to the provider and extremely fast turnaround times.

Finally, our customer services rock! You can ask the lab a question any time or you can speak to a real human. It's good to WhatsApp, email on hello@onedaytests.com or give us a call on 0845 527 07 67.

Frequently Asked Questions

Hi, I am Lana Nela, Lead Nurse, and here is what we are frequently asked about this test.

Why do I have to be on a gluten containing diet for this test?

Among the evaluations we conduct is a screening for coeliac disease, a gluten intolerance. This test detects your body's response to gluten, thus it is effective only if gluten has been part of your diet at the time of testing and for approximately six weeks prior. Should you be adhering to a gluten-free diet, while the other tests will remain precise, the coeliac disease screening could yield a false negative result.

How much gluten do I need to eat for this test?

You need to have the gluten equivalent of two slices of wheat-based bread per day.

What kind of liver diseases will this test detect?

This test will determine if there is an issue with the liver or the gallbladder but won’t tell us exactly what is causing the issue. This normally needs some further tests. 

Why take this test?

Hi, I am Dr. Marco Esposito and here is why it's important to take this test.
  • You have persistent and troubling abdominal symptoms.
  • You are worried about a family history of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • You want to check on the health of your liver and kidneys.

Is this test right for you?

Hi, I am Sandeep Patel, I am the Laboratory Director at One Day Tests. Here are the symptoms that you may wish to address with this test.

This test is useful for those who suffer from frequent and unexplained abdominal symptoms that are often called 'irritable bowel syndrome' or IBS.

It is also useful for people who are worried about conditions such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease or coeliac disease, perhaps because of a family history of these conditions.

  1. SYMPTOMS AND TAGS

    Abdominal discomfort, Abdominal pain, Abdominal swelling, Blood in stool, Diarrhoea, Dr. Adam Staten Test Panel, Nausea, Stomach cramps, and Vomiting

Why blood tests are important.