This blood test measures the amount (level) of Vitamin B in the blood. Vitamin B is vital for central nervous system to function normal and the formation of RBC (red blood cells). Vitamin B assists in metabolising fat and protein and converting the food consumed into fuel (energy) for the body. All B vitamins are water-soluble. Also known as thiamine, like B2 this vitamin helps in the processes of digestion and also to ensure a well functioning nervous system. A balanced diet should provide ample B1.
This confidential blood assay for Vitamin B1 is offered at more than thirty two private hospitals across England, Scotland and Wales.
Included in each test request for Vitamin B1 are a Doctors Referral, all Phlebotomy fees (your blood taken at a Private Hospital), all laboratory fees and includes our GP comments.
Inclusions: analysis for this analyte only.
Special Instructions: Protect from light, Minimum of 2ml. Store at 4oC for up to 6 hours, then at -20oC, transport frozen. Wrap completely in foil and transport to lab immediately.
Attendance Restrictions: Morning sample preferred.
Laboratory Notes: 66.5 -200
Sample Container: 1 x Lavender