Serum Folic Acid Test

What is the Serum Folic Acid Test?

The folic acid test aims to determine the amount of folic acid in the blood and diagnose folic acid deficiency.

Folic acid helps produce DNA and RBCs (red blood cells), both of which store genetic information. Pregnancy folic acid treatment prevents neural tube defects like spina bifida.

Why Done? 

The Folate Folic Acid Serum Test is used to detect folic acid insufficiency.

Low folic acid levels can mean:

  • Malabsorption (for example, celiac sprue)
  • Malnutrition
  • Poor diet

The causes of high folic acid include:

  • Increased food intake
  • Blind Loop Syndrome
  • Pernicious Anaemia

The test may also be used in:

  • Folate deficiency anaemia
  • Extreme anaemia

Procedure: 

The lab technician will provide details. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

No preparation is needed.

Required Documents for Folate Folic Acid Serum Test:

  • Doctor prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After Care: 

No care is required.

Serum Folic Acid Test Cost in Delhi: 

The Folic Acid Serum Lab Test online cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.

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Test Type Serum Folic Acid Test
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