Vitamin B12 Test
Vitamin B12 Test measures the B12 blood level. The Vitamin B12 Test has a wide range of roles in the body and it is required for production of red blood cells and for DNA synthesis.
The Vitamin B12 test is used to aid in the diagnosis of anemia and to determine overall nutritional health.
A deficiency of B12 can cause a condition known as macrocytic anemia (red blood cells get larger than normal) and neuropathy (nerve damage)
Preparation: An 8 to 12 hour fast is recommended before testing and it’s better to visit the lab early in the morning.
You can order this test individually or as part of the following panels: