What does it test for?
- Vitamin D
- Vitamin B12
- Folate Serum
Vitamin D: deficiencies can affect bone strength, calcium absorption and the prevention of osteoporosis. Deficiencies in vitamin D are also linked to seasonal adjustment disorder.
Vitamin B12 and Folate: deficiencies can affect the strength of red blood cells and metabolism thereby increasing your chances of suffering from anemia and fatigue.
Who should get tested?
Anybody with a generally persistent feeling of tiredness, fatigue or weakness.
Other people who may use the test:
- Women trying to conceive as vitamin D, vitamin B12 and folate are essential to the development of a health foetus.
- Vegans who become deficient in key nutrients typically found in animal products.
- Anyone who is feeling low, as these key vitamins can play an integral part in combating depression.
Test kit contents
- Test box (88x120mm)
- Anonymised patient ID
- Blood sample collection tube
- Finger prick lancets
- User guide
- Biohazard bag
- Pre-paid retur