Vitamin B12

About the test

The test measures the level of this Vitamin B 12 in the blood. This vitamin plays a vital role in the formation of red blood cells (RBCs), functioning of the brain and in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats as well as proteins.

Why get tested?

This test helps to identify the levels of Vitamin B12 in the body. Fluctuating levels of this vitamin may be a sign of various diseases and conditions such as -

•    Liver diseases

•    Certain types of leukemia

•    Diabetes

•    Dementia

•    Pernicious anemia

The test may also be conducted to diagnose the condition pertaining to the following symptoms -

•    Tingling sensation in hand and feet

•    Problems with balance

•    Racing heartbeat

•    Weakness

•    Loss of appetite

•    Confusion

What it measures?

This test will measure the level of the following compounds -

•    Overall vitamin B-12

•    Methylmalonic Acid (MMA)         

•    Homocysteine

•    Holotranscobalamin (Holotc)

This test includes

  • Vitamin B12


•    The doctor may advise patients to fast 6 to 8 hours of fasting before taking the test.

•    Patients must inform the doctor about any ongoing medicine to prevent falsified results of the test.

•    The doctor may advise the patient to avoid drugs containing estrogens, vitamin A and vitamin C as they may affect test results.

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Vitamin B12

Thyrocare-Sarai Khalil

Thyrocare-Sarai Khalil

Vitamin B12

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Sarai Khalil New Delhi


Metropolis Health Care - Vikas Marg

Metropolis Health Care - Vikas Marg

Vitamin B12

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Vikas Marg New Delhi


City XRay & Scan Clinic Pvt. Ltd - Naraina Vihar




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Naraina Vihar New Delhi