B12 & Folate

$40.00

SKU: 000810 Category:

Description

$40.00

SKU: 000810 Category:

Description

To find out the amount of B12 and folate in your body and rule out these deficiencies as a cause of anemia. This test is for you if

  • you have sign and symptoms of anemia
  • you have unexplained tiredness, fatigue and loss of concentration
  • you don’t consume red meat, fruits and vegetables
  • you have paresthesia or peripheral numbness
  • you have a history of chronic alcohol consumption
  • you have gut pathologies, malabsorption, partial or total gastrectomy
  • you have pregnancy

Description

To find out the amount of B12 and folate in your body and rule out these deficiencies as a cause of anemia. This test is for you if
  • you have sign and symptoms of anemia
  • you have unexplained tiredness, fatigue and loss of concentration
  • you don’t consume red meat, fruits and vegetables
  • you have paresthesia or peripheral numbness
  • you have a history of chronic alcohol consumption
  • you have gut pathologies, malabsorption, partial or total gastrectomy
  • you have pregnancy

If this Test is right for me?

  • Vitamin B12
  • Serum folate

Eligibility:

You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase

Test Details:

  • Sample type: Blood
  • Collection method: In person at a LabCorp location

Preparing for your test

No special preparation is needed although patients consuming Biotin supplements are advised to stop biotin 72 hours prior to sampling.

After the test

After your specimen is taken, it takes a few business days to process and report it, although processing time varies for individual tests. You will receive your results with a relevant reporting. In case of results that are outside the expected ranges, please consult you PCP or Health care coordinator.

How it works

1

Buy a lab test & schedule an appointment

No doctor visit required for purchase. Book a visit to one of 2000+ Quest locations.

2

Visit Quest for sample collection

Complete your test sample collection during your scheduled appointment.

3

Get fast results online

Access results online as soon as they’re available.

4

Get physician support

Discuss your results with an independent physician at no extra cost.