Who is it for?
The package is designed for men who want to have their health status checked and
in the diagnostic workup for cancer.
How should I prepare for my lab tests?
- Collect a small stool specimen into the collection container. Use the attached
spoon. The stool specimen should be the size of a walnut.
- Remember to take samples from different areas of the stool.
- IMPORTANT! Samples for microbiological and mycological tests must be placed in sterile collection containers and brought to the laboratory within about one hour after collection.
Blood tests A blood sample should be preferably taken in the morning after an overnight fast. Have the last meal on the previous day at 6 PM at the latest. Before the tests, you can drink as much water as you like and take your regular medications. Avoid intense physical activity and stress immediately before and after the test.
When will the results be available?
You will get your test results within 2 business days.
Where can I have my tests done?
A list of all diagnostic laboratories is available here. Pick a location and time. There is no need to make an appointment in advance. Just generate a code for the tests and have your MultiLife user ID at the ready. With this information, go to your nearest diagnostic lab.
- Complete blood count (CBC) – a basic blood test used to look at overall health.
- ESR – a non-specific screening test for detecting and monitoring chronic inflammatory conditions associated with changes in blood protein concentrations.
- PSA – prostate-specific antigen useful in the diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer; the test should be performed before invasive or diagnostic prostate procedures or 2–3 weeks after their performance.
All the tests are done on a blood sample.
- Stool occult blood test – used in screening for colorectal cancer. The test is also done in the diagnostic work-up of iron deficiency, especially in patients with iron deficiency anemia and with reduced levels of iron and ferritin in blood.