Vitamin B 12 Test in Kolkata
Vitamin B 12 test measures the amount of B12 in the blood
Vitamin B 12 testing is generally ordered when a patient presents with symptoms like Dementia, Loss of Appetite, Weakness, Increased heart beat etc. It is also recommended when patients show symptoms of anaemia, to check if reduced vitamin B12 is responsible for anaemia known as “pernicious anaemia”.
Your doctor would recommend this test for you if you have the following symptoms:
- Increased Heart Palpitation
- Nerve Tingling or numbness
- Smooth Tongue
Vitamin B12 is an important vitamin and performs many basic body functions such as development and production of red blood cells as well as components of the nervous system. Please note that nothing should be eaten or drunk 6-8 hours before the test.
Reference Values Of Vitamin B 12 Test
The reference range is between 187-833pg/ml
Higher the HbA1c level, higher the risk of developing diabetes associated complications.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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We collect samples from home between 7 AM to 11 PM (in Mumbai) and 7 AM to 9 PM in other cities. we offer Blood collection service on Sunday’s as well.
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