What is a Vitamin B12 test?
The Vitamin B12 test checks the extent of Vitamin B12 in your blood. Having a Vitamin B12 deficiency, or a low level of this essential vitamin, can cause a variety of health issues, including anaemia and nervous system issues. Vitamin B12 levels could also be below for a variety of reasons, including inadequate dietary intake, the utilisation of certain medications, advanced age, or conditions that make it hard for the body to soak up the Vitamin B12 from food.
When is the Vitamin B12 test recommended?
It is recommended:To diagnose anaemia.To evaluate nutritional status.To identify the neuropathy (numbness and pain due to nerve damage).To monitor the treatment for Vitamin B12.
What does the Vitamin B12 test measure?
The Vitamin B12 test is to measure:Vitamin B12 may be a nutrient that is very important for several aspects of human health.Adequate levels of Vitamin B12 are needed for your body to take care of a healthy nervous system, make red blood cells, and make DNA, the genetic material present in all of our cells.Vitamin B12 occurs naturally in animal proteins like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy. Usually, other foods, like breakfast cereals, nutritional yeast, and a few plant pints of milk, can also be fortified with Vitamin B12. In food, Vitamin B12 is sure to cause protein. So, as your body will soak it up, the vitamin must be released from the protein. So, as your body digests the food, enzymes in your alimentary canal separate Vitamin B12 from these proteins.Together, Vitamin B12 and factors are absorbed in the lower end of the tiny intestine.
How often should I get tested for the Vitamin B12 test?
The Vitamin B12 test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal values of the Vitamin B12 test?
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
Is fasting required for the Vitamin B12 test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Vitamin B12 test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Vitamin B12 test in Gurgaon?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book the Vitamin B12 test with Orange Health Labs in Gurgaon?
Orange Health Labs is the Fastest Diagnostic Lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Gurgaon. Our trained, professional and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
How to book a Vitamin B12 test near me in Gurgaon?
If you’re looking for a in Gurgaon, your search ends here. With Orange Health Labs, you no longer need to step out of your home for the test. Just book a Vitamin B12 test through Orange Health Labs's website and our eMedic will collect your sample within 60 minutes of booking the test from your home, office.. any place of your convenience! The sample will be taken to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab for testing. Your reports will be shared with you within 6 hours over WhatsApp. You can always view the reports on our app too!