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Folate

Folic acid, also known as folates, are class of vitamin compounds, essential for nucleic acid and mitochondrial protein synthesis, amino acid metabolism and aids in rapid cell division and growth. Deficiency seen in pregnancy, low dietary intake, macrocytic and megaloblastic anaemia, chronic alcoholism, Crohn”s disease, Celiac disease, malabsorption syndromes, ileo-jejunal surgeries. Deficiency is also associated with neural tube defects in developing embryo.

  • Test Price: Rs. 1,300 Rs. 650
  • Report Availability : Same Day**
  • Value Type: Quantitative
  • Biological Reference Interval*:
    • Deficient: 0.35-3.37 ng/mL
    • Border line: 3.38-5.38 ng/mL
    • Normal: > 5.38 ng/mL ng/mL
  • Sample Type: Serum
  • Analyzer (Machine): VITROS 5600 System : Integrated Biochemistry and ImmunoAssay Testing
    • Machine Throughput: Over 940 Tests per hour
    • Machine Type: Fully Automated : Bi-Directionally interfaced for barcoded blood samples
  • Technology: VITROS Microwell, MicroSensor and Intellicheck Technology
  • Method:ECLIA – Enhanced Chemiluminescence ImmunoAssay Testing
*Reference ranges and Clinical Utility are indicated for you and your doctors reference, and may change based upon periodical review of new evidence and/or your case specific details.
**Report are available same day provided sample collection time is on/before 2PM. The reporting time achievement rate is 95%.

 

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