Folate, RBC

The Folate, RBC test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

Folate levels have diagnostic significance in nutritional deficiencies, especially in cases of severe alcoholism, function damage to the upper third of small bowel, pregnancy and various forms of megoblastic anemia. Since serum folate levels are subject to rapid changes reflecting diet and absorption, RBC folate may be a better diagnostic tool since the levels remain fairly constant.

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Also known as: Folate RBC, Folic Acid, Red Cell Folate

Folate, Rbc