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Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) and Folate Panel, Serum Blood Test

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$58.50 $39.00

Total reviews 236


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  • Tests Included: 2

  • Est. 1-3 days Turnaround

  • Specimen type: Blood

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Folic acid deficiency is common in pregnant women, alcoholics, patients with diets that do not include raw fruits and vegetables, and people with structural damage to the small intestine. The most reliable and direct method of diagnosing folate deficiency is the determination of folate levels in both erythrocytes and serum. Low folic acid levels, however, can also be the result of a primary Vitamin B12 deficiency that decreases the ability of cells to take up folic acid. Vitamin B12 is decreased in pernicious anemia, total or partial gastrectomy, malabsorption and certain congenital biochemical disorders.

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  • Tests Included: 2

  • Est. 1-3 days Turnaround

  • Specimen type: Blood

  • Quest Diagnostics Location

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Folic acid deficiency is common in pregnant women, alcoholics, patients with diets that do not include raw fruits and vegetables, and people with structural damage to the small intestine. The most reliable and direct method of diagnosing folate deficiency is the determination of folate levels in both erythrocytes and serum. Low folic acid levels, however, can also be the result of a primary Vitamin B12 deficiency that decreases the ability of cells to take up folic acid. Vitamin B12 is decreased in pernicious anemia, total or partial gastrectomy, malabsorption and certain congenital biochemical disorders.

Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) and Folate Panel, Serum

  • Test Code: 7065
  • CPT Code: 82607, 82746
  • Alternate Name: Cobalamin
  • Test Instructions : --

    Please do not exercise prior to testing. It is best that your blood is taken in a rested state.

  • Fasting: No
  • Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
  • Results In: 1-3

    Note: Turn around times on results are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, etc. You can contact us to discuss when your results should be ready and we will contact the lab on your behalf immediately.

$58.50 $39.00

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