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Vitamin B-12

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Vitamin B-12 Test

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

To differentiate from megaloblastic anemia that is weak in folates.

How to get tested

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

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!