Vitamin A Test
Vitamin A Test evaluates the amount of Vitamin A in the blood.
Vitamin A is needed for growth, for strong teeth and bones, for healthy skin and for eye health.
The body does not produce vitamin A so it relies on dietary sources of vitamin A.
Sources of Vitamin A are liver, dairy products, fish liver oils, some vegetables and fruits.
The most common symptom of Vitamin A deficiency is night blindness (and sometimes dry eyes, skin or hair loss).
Preparation: An 8 to 12 hour fast is recommended for this test.
You can order this test individually or as part of the following panels: