Vitamin B-12

Vitamin B-12 Test

Vitamin B-12 Test

Vitamin B-12 plays an important role in the body to perform basic body functions such as blood cell production, functioning of nerves, and maintaining brain health. The deficiency of vitamin B12 causes severe problems such as pernicious anaemia.  The Vitamin B-12 Test is used to measure the amount of vitamin B12 in the blood.

Doctors recommend this test when the patient’s routine blood tests indicate the signs of pernicious anaemia which is caused because of poor absorption of vitamin B12 from the intestine. It is also performed in persons with signs/symptoms such as weakness, loss of balance, tingling, numbness in the arms and legs and a loss of brain function.

Why is Vitamin B-12 Test performed?

* To measure the amount of vit. B12 in blood
If your routine test indicates that you have Pernicious Anaemia
If you have signs/symptoms such as loss of brain functions
If you have signs/ tingling and numbness in the lower/upper limbs.
If you have signs/symptoms such as weakness, or balance problems.

How one should prepare for the Vitamin B-12 Test?

* Notify the doctor if you are on any medication.
Fasting is required for about 6 to 8 hours before the test.

 Cost of Vitamin B-12 Test

The cost of a Vitamin B-12 Test ranges from INR 900 to INR 1200. 



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