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Vitamin B12 test

Vitamin B12 test

Vitamin B12 test: The vitamin B12 test measures the concentration of vitamin B12 in the blood and is useful in monitoring malnourishment and anemia.

Diseases Associated with Vitamin B12 test

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Vitamin B12 test:

  • Leukemia (increased levels)
  • Polycythemia vera (increased levels)
  • Liver dysfunction (increased levels)
  • Myeloproliferative disease (increased levels)
  • Pernicious anemia (decreased levels)
  • Malabsorption syndrome (decreased levels)
  • Intestinal worm infestation (decreased levels)
  • Atrophic gastritis (decreased levels)
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (decreased levels)
  • Resection of terminal ileum, a part of the intestine (decreased levels)
  • Achlorhydia (decreased levels)
  • Vitamin C deficiency (decreased levels)
  • Folic acid deficiency (decreased levels)

Basic Information: Vitamin B12 test

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Vitamin B12 test' may be involved.

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