The Micronutrient, Vitamin C test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.
Micronutrient, Vitamin C - Vitamin C is an antioxidant involved in connective tissue metabolism, drug-metabolizing systems, and mixed-function oxidase systems to list a few. Vitamin C deficiency causes scurvy; manifestations include impaired formation of mature connective tissue, bleeding into the skin, weakness, fatigue, and depression.
Patients must be 18 years of age or greater.
Overnight fasting is preferred. Refrain from eating fruits and from taking vitamin C supplements for 24 hours prior to collection.
Male ≥18 years 0.2-2.1 mg/dL
Female ≥18 years 0.3-2.7 mg/dL
Reference range not available for individuals <18 years for this micronutrient test.