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Folic Acid (Folate)

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Folic Acid (Folate) Test

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

To differentiate from the megaloblastic anemia scarce in B12 vitamin

How to get tested

Contact us at 514 975-5226 for blood sampling at home, in order to have your folic acid (folate) level assessed.

Perscription & Insurance

All our tests require a medical prescription recommended by any practicing doctor in the province of Quebec.

These prescriptions are necessary in order to proceed with either test and we urge that all medical requests originating from offices or clinics be duly identified.

All medical analysis requested by your doctor are reimbursed by a majority of private insurance companies!