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Sample Type: SERUM
Vitamin B12 also called cobalamin is important for creation of red blood cells (RBCs), for making of DNA and RNA to help build cells, and for the normal functioning of the nervous system. This test is performed to rule out certain causes of anaemia or if signs and symptoms of B12 deficiency are identified.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking