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Vitamin B1, Whole blood


Item# LC121186

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The requested item LC121178 is obsolete and has been replaced. The new item is LC121186.

Vitamin B1, Whole blood


Item# LC121186

Retail Price: $233.33

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  • Vitamin B1, Whole blood
  • Item Catalog Number: LC121186

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) is an essential nutrient as it plays a vital role in carbohydrate, protein and lipid metabolism. Thiamine deficiency can develop after only one month of a thiamine-free diet. Mild thiamine deficiency occurs in pregnant women (increased requirement), in alcoholics, the elderly, and in malabsorption syndromes. Severe thiamine deficiency is a disorder called beriberi.

Whole blood is the preferred specimen for thiamin assessment since plasma thiamine levels show only recent intake rather than body stores.

Instructions

Fasting is not required for this test. Take all medications as prescribed.

The laboratory services are for informational purposes only. It is not the intention of National Diagnostics, Inc and Life Extension to provide specific medical advice but rather to provide users with information to better understand their health. Specific medical advice including diagnosis and treatment will not be provided. Always seek the advice of a trained health professional for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Both the physician and the testing laboratory are independent contractors with whom National Diagnostics, Inc makes arrangements for your blood tests. Neither National Diagnostics, Inc or Life Extension will be liable for any acts or omissions of the physician, the testing laboratory, or their agents or employees.

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