The Micronutrient, Vitamin E test contains 1 test with 2 biomarkers.
Micronutrient, Vitamin E - Deficiency of Vitamin E may cause extensive neuropathy in young children and, in addition, is suspect as a possible cause of motor and sensory neuropathy in older children and in adults. One likely cause of Vitamin E deficiency is intestinal malabsorption, resulting from bowel disease, pancreatic disease, or chronic cholestasis. Other causes of malabsorption of Vitamin E include celiac disease, cystic fibrosis, and intestinal lymphangiectasia.
Patients must be 18 years of age or greater.
Overnight fasting is required
≥18 years 5.7-19.9 mg/L
Reference range not available for individuals <18 years for this micronutrient test.
≥18 years <4.4 mg/LReference range not available for individuals <18 years for this micronutrient test.