Health and Wellness

Operating from our state-of-the-art laboratories in Central London, Salient Bio is the trusted supplier to a wide range of businesses across the UK - From GP practices to pharmacies and telehealth platforms to corporate wellness partners.

Specialists in supplying health and wellness focused diagnostic services, Salient Bio offers a comprehensive portfolio of gut health and blood-based tests – a portfolio developed by listening to what our clients need.


Our test packages consist of pre-bundled sets of biomarkers. These are purposefully created based on direct feedback from experienced clinicians. We often run these packages together, allowing for greater speed and efficiency on our analysers. We pass this efficiency on to you in the form of a discount rate compared to the same biomarkers run individually.


Code Package Contains
WELLP Wellperson A collection of biomarkers curated together to give you a holistic, overall assessment of your health. Biomarkers include: HbA1c, Urea, Creatinine, Full Blood Count (+5 part diff), eGFR, Phosphate, Albumin, Bilirubin, ALP, AST, Gamma GT, Total Protein, Calcium, Uric Acid, Triglycerides, HDL, LDL Non-HDL, HDL % Total, TSH, FT4 & Ferritin.
LFT Liver Function These biomarkers assess the overall functionality of the liver, helping to detect potential liver disease and disorders. Biomarkers include: Albumin, ALP, ALT, AST, Bilirubin, Gamma GT, Globulin & Total Protein.
LIP Lipid Profile This profile gives a snapshot of your blood lipid levels and assess your possible risk to certain cardiovascular conditions. Biomarkers include: Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL, HDL % Total & LDL.
CARD Cardiovascular Risk A comprehensive panel of biomarkers that provides a thorough assessment of potential heart related risks and overall health. Biomarkers include: HbA1c, C-Reactive Protein, Cholesterol, HDL, HDL % Total, LDL, Non-HDL Cholesterol, Triglycerides, Vitamin D (O-H), Iron & Ferritin.
PCOS Polycystic Ovary Syndrome This multi-biomarker test gives a detailed diagnosis of the imbalances involved with PCOS. It helps to address both the hormonal and metabolic imbalances involved with the condition. Biomarkers include: Testosterone, Follicle Stimulation Hormone, Luteinising Hormone, HbA1c, Cholesterol, TSH.
KFT Kidney Function Used to assess the kidney’s ability to filter and remove waste products from the blood and help provide insight into the kidney’s role in maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. Biomarkers include: Creatinine, eGFR, Urea, Sodium & Potassium.
FEL Iron Levels This collection of biomarkers is useful in assessing iron metabolism, storage, transport and overall use within the body. A key test for understanding conditions like iron deficiency anaemia. Biomarkers include: Iron, Ferritin, Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC), Transferrin & Transferrin Saturation.
TFT Thyroid Function An examination of thyroid hormone levels in the blood, helping to evaluate thyroid gland activity and potential conditions like hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Biomarkers include: Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, FT3, & FT4.
FEMH Female Hormone This panel measures the key hormones involved in the female reproductive cycle. Important for understanding the menstrual cycle, ovarian function and follicular development. Biomarkers include: Follicle Stimulating Hormone, Luteinising Hormone, Oestradiol & Prolactin.
MALH Male Hormone A key test for assessing various aspects of male wellbeing. These hormones affect everything from muscle mass, libido, bone density and mood. Biomarkers include: Testosterone, Follicle Stimulating Hormone, Luteinising Hormone, Sexual Hormone Binding Globulin & Free Androgen Index.
ABCDEF Singles We have a wide range of biomarkers all available to order either in singles or as customisable packages.



Stool Tests


Code Package Contains
HPYL H. Pylori Detects the presence of Helicobacter pylori bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract. A useful test if experiencing symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating and nausea. Biomarkers include: H. Pylori
ELAS Pancreatic Elastase Used to assess pancreatic function by measuring the levels of elastase, an enzyme produced by the pancreas, in stool. If the pancreas is not producing enough digestive enzymes, this can lead to malabsorption of nutrients. Biomarkers include: Pancreatic Elastase
EORG Enteric Organism Panel A comprehensive multiplex PCR panel that identifies the presence of harmful microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, or parasites, in the gastrointestinal tract. The enteric pathogen panel helps diagnose infections caused by these pathogens and can manifest with symptoms like diarrhoea, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, and dehydration. Biomarkers include: Bacteria and Bacterial Toxins: C. difficile Toxin A/B gene, Campylobacter spp., Enteroaggregative E.coli (EAEC), Enteroinvasive E.coli (EIEC)/Shigella, Enterotoxigenic E.coli (ETEC), Enteropathogenic E.coli (EPEC), Plesiomonas shigelloides, Salmonella, Shiga-toxin producing E.coli (STEC) stx1/stx2, Shiga-toxin producing E.coli (STEC) O157:H7, Vibrio cholerae, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Vibrio vulnificus, Yersinia enterocolitica. Viruses: Adenovirus 40/41, Astrovirus, Norovirus GI, Norovirus GII, Rotavirus A, Sapovirus (I, II, IV, V) Parasites: Cyclospora cayetanensis, Cryptosporidium spp., Entamoeba histolytica, Gardia lamblia.

Blood Tests

Offering a portfolio of approximately 50 individual blood-based targets, which we are continually expanding in response to client feedback. Focused on wellness and preventative health indicators for kidney function, liver function, minerals and vitamins, diabetes, cholesterol, and more.

Code Target Description TT Profile
ACA Adjusted calcium As approximately 40-50% of total calcium is bound to albumin, the concentration of albumin should also be taken into account when calculating serum calcium levels. Abnormal calcium levels can result in poor cardiac muscle function and bone development. 24h Wellperson
ALB Albumin Albumin is protein in your blood plasma. Low albumin levels might be the result of kidney disease, liver disease, inflammation or infections. High albumin levels are usually the result of dehydration or severe diarrhea. 24h Wellperson, Liver Function
ALP Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) Alkaline phosphatase is an enzyme present in the liver. Abnormal levels may indicate or diagnose liver and biliary diseases and bone disorders. 24h Wellperson, Liver Function
ALT Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) Alanine aminotransferase is an enzyme present in the liver. Abnormal ranges may indicate liver cell damage which has caused ALT to leak into the blood. 24h Wellperson, Liver Function
AMYL Amylase Amylase is an enzyme made by in the pancreas that helps digest carbohydrates. Abnormal levels may indicate a pancreatic disorder. 24h
AST Aspartate transferase (AST) Aspartate transaminase (AST) is an enzyme used to detect damaged cells, found in the liver, heart, kidney, pancreas and many other muscles and tissues in the body. Abnormal levels are usually a sign of liver damage. 24h Wellperson, Liver Function
TBILNBD Total bilirubin Includes bilirubin that is created from red blood cell breakdown. A waste product, the test can be used to help find the cause of health conditions like jaundice, anemia, and liver disease. 24h Wellperson, Liver Function
CA125 Cancer Antigen 125 (CA 125) Cancer Antigen 125 (CA 125) can be used to monitor the risk of ovarian cancer or the progression of treatment. High levels of CA 125 should be investigated with an ultrasound to check for the presence of ovarian cancer. 24h
CA Calcium One of the most important minerals in the body, utilised in proper function of the heart, muscles, nerves and bone formation. 24h Wellperson
ISE Cl Chloride A blood electrolyte that helps control nerve and muscle function and maintain acid-base balance. 24h
CHOL Cholesterol The combined amount of LDL cholesterol and HDL cholesterol in the blood. Often measured with other electrolytes to diagnose kidney or liver disease, heart failure and high blood pressure 24h Lipid Profile, Cardiovascular Risk, PCOS
CK Creatinine kinase (CK) Creatine kinase is an enzyme mainly found in the heart and skeletal muscle with small amounts in the brain. Any condition, injury or event that causes muscle damage or interferes with muscle energy production may elevate CK levels in your blood. For example, muscular dystrophy. 24h
CREA Creatinine Creatinine is formed from creatine after it is converted from phosphocreatine during muscle contraction. Creatinine is filtered from the bloodstream by your kidneys at a generally constant rate. An increased level of creatinine may be a sign of poor kidney function. 24h Wellperson, Kidney Function
CRP C-reactive protein (CRP) CRP is a protein made in the liver. It's sent into the bloodstream in response to inflammation. CRP levels rise when there is inflammation in the body. 24h Cardiovascular Risk, Fatigue
EGFR Estimated glomerular filtration rate Estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is a calculation used to estimate how well the kidneys are filtering out waste and extra water from blood to make urine. 24h Wellperson, Kidney Function
FERRITIN Ferritin Ferritin is a blood protein, which stores iron for times when the body isn't getting enough via diet. 24h Wellperson, Cardiovascular Risk, Fatigue, Iron Levels
FA Folate Folate is the natural form of Vitamin B9. It must be absorbed by the body by diet or by taking folic-acid supplements. Low folate levels may indicate anaemia. 24h
FSH Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) is made in the pituitary gland one of the hormones essential to pubertal development and the function of woman's ovaries and men's testes. Abnormal levels may indicate a pituitary disorder. 24h Female Hormone, Male Hormone, PCOS
FPSA Free prostate-specific antigen (F-PSA) A free Prostate Antigen (PSA) test measures the unbound antigens in the bloodstream. High levels may indicate prostate cancer and futher investigation is advised. 24h Singles
FAI Free androgen index A free androgen index (FAI) is a ratio calculated after a blood test for testosterone. 24h Male Hormone
FT3 Free triiodothyronine (FT3) Free thiiodothyronine (FT3) is one of the two major thyroid hormones produced by the thyroid gland in the neck. It is the active form of thyroxine and is approximately 4-5 times stronger than T4. There is a feedback system in place with the pituitary gland which produces TSH to stimulate the thyroid gland. If T3 levels are high, TSH production drops, and vice versa. It is used to indicate hyperthyroidism. 24h Thyroid Function
FT4 Free thyroxine (FT4) Thyroxine is one of two major hormones produced by the thyroid gland. An FT4 test can help to diagnose hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. 24h Wellperson, Thyroid Function, Fatigue, PCOS
FBC Full Blood Count (+ 5 diff) A full blood count test gives an indication of general health and the immune system. Checking the health of red blood cells is helpful if there are symptoms of blood disorders or have a family history. This test can also detect current or recent signs of infection or inflammation, by examining white blood cells. 24h Wellperson, Fatigue
GGT γ-glutamyl transferase (GGT) Gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) is an enzyme found mainly in the liver and is normally present in low levels in the blood. When the liver is injured or the flow of bile is obstructed, the GGT level rises. 24h Wellperson, Liver Function
GLOB Globulin Globulins are a group of blood proteins, made in the liver by the immune system. Globulins play an important role in liver function, blood clotting, and fighting infection. 24h Wellperson, Liver Function
GLU Glucose A blood glucose test screens for diabetes. High levels indicate the pancreas is not making enough insulin to regulate blood glucose levels. 24h Wellperson, Cardiovascular Risk
HBA1CIFCC Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) Measures the percentage of the haemoglobin in the red blood cells that is covered in sugar -- giving an indication of the average blood sugar level from the previous 3 months or so. 24h Cardiovascular Risk, PCOS
HDL High-density lipoprotein (HDL) High density Lipoprotein (HDL) is considered the healthy cholesterol. HDL helps to absorb LDL cholesterol and transport it back to the liver, the liver then flushes it from the body. High levels of HDL decrease the chances of getting heart attacks and strokes. 24h Wellperson, Lipid Profile, Cardiovascular Risk
HDL% HDL% of total cholesterol The percentage of HDL cholesterol compared with the total amount of cholesterol in the body. This is mainly used to determine the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. 24h Wellperson, Lipid Profile, Cardiovascular Risk
IGE Immunoglobulin E (IgE) The body naturally has low levels of IgE. High levels can be an indication the body overreacting to an allergen. 24h
FE Iron Iron is a major component of red blood cells, essential for carrying oxygen around the body. 24h Cardiovascular Risk, Fatigue, Iron Levels
LDL Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) Low density lipoprotein is considered the unhealthy cholesterol. LDL is the main source of blockages in the arteries, with higher levels increasing the risk of health problems such as heart attack and stroke. 24h Wellperson, Lipid Profile, Cardiovascular Risk
LIPASE Lipase Amylase or Lipase tests are commonly used to diagnose pancreatitis. The pancreas produces lipase during digestion. Inflammation can cause lipase to diffuse into the bloodstream. 24h
LH Luteinising hormone (LH) Luteinising hormone (LH) is an important pituitary hormone, required for reproductive processes in both males and females. Abnormal levels may indicate a pituitary disorder. 24h Female Hormone, Male Hormone, PCOS
MG Magnesium Magnesium is a mineral mainly found in bones and is essential to life. Abnormal magnesium levels can occur in conditions that affect the functioning of your kidneys or intestines. 24h
nonHDL Non-HDL cholesterol Proportion of cholesterol in the blood which is not HDL cholesterol. A measure of unhealthy types of cholesterol in the blood. 24h Wellperson, Lipid Profile, Cardiovascular Risk
E2 Oestradiol (E2) The main oestrogen found in women and has many functions, although it mainly acts to mature and maintain the female reproductive system. 24h Female Hormone
PI Inorganic phosphate Phosphates are essential for the production of energy, muscle and nerve function, and bone growth. 24h Wellperson
ISE K Potassium Potassium is a mineral present in all body fluids. Most potassium is within cells, with only a very small amount in the serum or plasma component of the blood. As the blood concentration of potassium is so small, minor changes have significant consequences. 24h Kidney Function
PROG Progesterone Progesterone is a key hormone involved in pregnancy and indicates when an individual may be ovulating. 24h
PRL Prolactin The primary function of prolactin is to promote lactation in the female body during the postpartum period. Higher levels can be detected during the eighth week of pregnancy. Abnormal levels can be connected to female infertility, male impotence and primary hyperthyroidism. 24h Female Hormone, Male Hormone
PSAR PSA ratio Proportion of free PSA to total PSA. A high percentage of free PSA may indicate a lower risk of prostate cancer. 24h Singles
SHBG Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) is a protein that binds strongly to hormones such as testosterone, transporting them in the blood in an inactive form. High levels can indicate that less testosterone is available than is indicated by a testosterone test. 24h Male Hormone
ISE Na Sodium Sodium helps nerves and muscles work properly. 24h Kidney Function
T3 Triiodothyronine (T3) Bound triiodothyronine (T3) attaches to proteins which prevent it from entering the tissues. This test is often used to diagnose and monitor thyroid diseases. 24h
T4 Thyroxine (T4) Bound thyroxine (T4) attaches to proteins which prevent it from entering the tissues. This test is often used to diagnose and monitor thyroid diseases. 24h
TEST Testosterone Testosterone is the main sex hormone in males. In adult men, it controls sex drive, maintains muscle mass, and helps make sperm. 24h Male Hormone, PCOS
TIBC Total iron binding capacity (TIBC) Total iron-binding capacity (TIBC) is the total amount of iron in the blood plus unsatured iron-binding capacity (UIBC). This is a measure of how much transferrin in the blood is binding to iron, which can indicate how well iron is functioning in the body. 24h Fatigue, Iron Levels
TPROT Total protein The total amount of protein in the blood. This test can point to a number of health conditions such as kidney disease, liver disease and malnutrition. 24h Wellperson, Liver Function
PSA Prostate-specific antigen (total) A total Prostate Antigen (PSA) test measures both bound and free floating PSA antigens in the bloodstream. PSA is produced by both cancerous and noncancerous tissue in the prostate, a small gland that sits below the bladder in males. 24h Singles
TRANSF Transferrin Transferrin is a protein that binds to iron and helps to transport it within the blood. 24h Fatigue, Iron Levels
TRSAT Transferrin saturation Indication of how much iron in the blood is bound to transferrin. A low transferrin saturation can indicate iron deficiency. 24h Iron Levels
TRYGL Triglycerides A type of fat found in the blood. High levels of triglycerides may indicate a higher risk of heart disease. 24h Wellperson, Lipid Profile, Cardiovascular Risk
TSH Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) is the a biomarker indicating thyroid function. Your pituitary gland produces TSH which activates the secretion of thyroid hormones. 24h Wellperson, Thyroid Function, Fatigue, PCOS
UREA Urea A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test can reveal whether the urea nitrogen levels are higher than normal, suggesting that the kidneys may not be working properly. Healthy kidneys filter approximately 90% of urea from the blood. 24h Wellperson, Kidney Function
URAC2 Uric acid Uric acid is a normal waste product that's made when the body breaks down purines. Most uric acid dissolves in the blood, goes to the kidneys and then leaves the body through urine. Excess uric acid can lead to gout, kidney stones or kidney failure. 24h Wellperson
VITB12 Vitamin B12 Vitamin B12 is vital for good health. The body needs steady levels of this nutrient to make enough red blood cells and keep the central nervous system working. 24h
25OHVITD 25-OH vitamin D (calcidiol) Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium and maintain strong bones throughout your entire life. Low levels may be a result of blood disorders or problems absorbing calcium. 24h Cardiovascular Risk, Fatigue


Please contact us if you would like to craft your own panels from the individual biomarkers that we offer.

Gut Health Tests

A core portfolio of stool based targets that allow you to identify health issues such as Coeliac’s disease, Bowel cancer, and more. Please note that turnaround time (TT) stated is measured from time of receipt by laboratory.

Code Target Description TT
CALP Calprotectin Used to detect inflammation in the intestines and is associated with inflammatory bowel disease. 24h
FIT FIT The Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT), is a type of test used to detect invisible traces of blood in faeces and is increasingly being used to guide the management of patients with lower GI symptoms. 24h

Sexual Health

Please note that turnaround time (TT) stated is measured from time of receipt by laboratory.

Code Target Description TT
CGSTIC Chlamydia A PCR test used to detect levels of the Chlamydia virus in the body. 24h
CGSTIG Gonorrohoea A PCR test used to detect levels of the Gonorrhoea virus in the body. 24h


Please note that turnaround time (TT) stated is measured from time of receipt by laboratory.

Code Target Description TT
COVID-19 COVPCR A PCR test used to detect levels of the SARS-COV2 virus in the body 24h


Something more bespoke?

Any questions? Can't find a target that you would like to test? We are constantly adapting our target pipeline based on your feedback - get in touch to discuss how we can add this target to our roadmap. Please contact us to ask anything you would like to about our services.