Blood test at home | Medical Laboratory | Vitamin B-12

Contact us at 514 975-5226 for a blood test at home for the purpose of evaluating your Vitamin B-12.

Test Vitamin B-12
Description

Indispensable to the body. Derived from food (e.g. meat, chichen, eggs, fish, dairy products and liver). A role in the synthesis of certain amino acids and fatty acids, as well as in the maturation of red blood cells.

Testing moment

A 12 hour prior fasting is needed.

Low values causes
  • Megaloblastic or pernicious anemia
  • Folate deficiency
  • Pregnancy
  • Elderly people
  • Oral contraceptives
High values causes
  • Iron deficiency
  • Liver troubles
  • Lymphomas
Notes

To differentiate from megaloblastic anemia that is weak in folates.

To make an appointment for a blood test at home in order to assess your Vitamin B-12, Call 514 975-5226 .

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