Blood test at home | Medical Laboratory | Folic Acid (Folate)

CONTACT US AT 514 975-5226 FOR BLOOD SAMPLING AT HOME, IN ORDER TO HAVE YOUR FOLIC ACID (FOLATE) LEVEL ASSESSED.

Test Folic Acid (Folate)
Description

Indispensable for the body and its growth. Provided by food (e.g. liver, fresh green vegetables). Cannot be produced by our body.

Testing moment

A 12 hour prior fasting is needed.

Low values causes
  • Megaloblastic anemia (without any neurological disorders)
  • After a recent alcohol ingestion
  • Elderly people
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Psoriasis
  • Certain drugs
High values causes
  • • B12 vitamin deficiency
Notes

To differentiate from the megaloblastic anemia scarce in B12 vitamin

IN ORDER TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR BLOOD SAMPLING AT HOME WITH AN AIM TO HAVE YOUR FOLIC ACID (FOLATE) LEVEL ASSESSED, DIAL 514 975-5226.

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