A laboratory blood test with simple at-home collection which checks the levels of vitamin B12 in the body
Vitamin B12 is an important vitamin for nerve function and maintaining healthy red blood cells. Low vitamin B12 can lead to fatigue, difficulty concentrating and poor memory. Vegetarians and vegans can be low in vitamin B12 it comes primarily from eating animal products. Some older people and people with digestive problems can also have difficulty absorbing vitamin B12.
Do not take vitamin B12 for two weeks prior to this test. If your B12 is prescribed ask your doctor whether you should stop before testing. Do not take biotin supplements for 2 days prior to this test. If you are taking prescribed biotin you should discuss this with your doctor.
1. Activate kit
2. Collect sample
3. Send sample
4. See results
Consult instructions for use If you do not activate your kit before use, we will not be able to process your sample. Only use equipment provided to take your sample. If the tube isn’t labelled the lab won’t be able to process your sample.
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What’s in your kit? • Collection tube • Protective packaging • Lancets • Moist wipe • Alcohol swab • Activation form & sample label • Plaster • Plastic freepost envelope
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