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Vitamin B12 Test in Pune

Price, Symptoms, Normal Range

Book B12 test in Pune with Pathofast Lab to get an estimate of the level of Vitamin B12 in your blood. Pathofast Lab is a leading diagnostic center in Pune for the Vitamin B12 test. Know the cause of your fatigue or loss of balance. The cost of Vitamin B12 Test in Pune at Pathofast Lab is Rs.800.0 . The normal range for adult males is 187.0-883.0,the normal range for adult females is 187.0-883.0

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To Prepare for this test:

  • Do not consume biotin containing supplements for at least 3 days before the test, as some test equipments are sensitive to biotin and may affect the result of B12.

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What is Vitamin B12 Test

The Vitamin B12 Test is a blood test that measures the level of vitamin B12 in the blood. Vitamin B12 is important for the production of red blood cells and maintaining a healthy nervous system. The test is performed by taking a blood sample from the patients arm and analyzing it in a laboratory. The results of the test can help diagnose vitamin B12 deficiency or other conditions that affect the bodys ability to absorb or use vitamin B12.

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Do I need this test?

Let's find out whether you need the Vitamin B12 Test test. Answer the following 5 questions and get a free instant result!

Are you having problems with concentration, memory or mood
Are you having problems with concentration, memory or mood

Are you feeling tired, weak or numbness in the limbs
Are you feeling tired, weak or numbness in the limbs

Are you having a poor appetite or digestive problems
Are you having a poor appetite or digestive problems

Are you taking any medications or supplements that could affect the Vitamin B12 levels
Are you taking any medications or supplements that could affect the Vitamin B12 levels

Have you been following a vegetarian or vegan diet for a long period of time
Have you been following a vegetarian or vegan diet for a long period of time

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Which symptoms are related to Vitamin B12 Test?

If you have Fatigue,Numbness Or Tingling In The Hands And Feet,Depression, you may need to get tested.

Here is the complete list of symptoms

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Who should do this test?

Vegetarians and Vegans,Elderly Individuals,Individuals with certain medical conditions should do this test

  • Vegetarians and Vegans: Vitamin B12 is primarily found in animal products. Therefore, people who follow a vegetarian or vegan diet are at risk for B12 deficiency since they may not consume enough of these foods.
  • Elderly Individuals: As people age, their bodies may not absorb B12 as effectively. Additionally, many elderly individuals may not consume enough B12-rich foods or take supplements to make up for this reduced absorption.
  • Individuals with certain medical conditions: Individuals with gastrointestinal disorders such as Crohns disease, celiac disease, or pernicious anemia may have difficulty absorbing B12. Additionally, people who have undergone gastrointestinal surgery or who take certain medications such as metformin may also be at risk for B12 deficiency.

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What to do if the test is abnormal?

  • Consult with a healthcare provider: If a persons Vitamin B12 test results are abnormal, the first step should be to consult with a healthcare provider. They can help interpret the results and determine if further testing or treatment is necessary.
  • Consider dietary changes or supplements: If the cause of the abnormal Vitamin B12 test results is due to a deficiency, a person may need to make dietary changes or take supplements to increase their Vitamin B12 intake. This can include adding more animal products to the diet, such as meat, fish, and dairy, or taking Vitamin B12 supplements.
  • Follow up with repeat testing: Depending on the severity of the abnormal Vitamin B12 test results and any underlying conditions, a healthcare provider may recommend repeat testing to monitor the persons Vitamin B12 levels over time. This can help ensure that any treatment or dietary changes are effective and that the persons Vitamin B12 levels return to normal.

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In which diseases is Vitamin B12 Test abnormal?

Pernicious Anemia
Megaloblastic Anemia
Neuropathy
Hyperhomocysteinemia
Fatigue
Weakness
Balance Problems

What is the normal range of - Vitamin B12 Test

The normal range for adult males is 187.0-883.0,the normal range for adult females is 187.0-883.0

Vitamin B12 Test Normal Ranges in Males | Vitamin B12 Test Normal Ranges in Men
Age Range
>= 0 years 187.0-883.0

Vitamin B12 Test Normal Ranges in Females | Vitamin B12 Test Normal Ranges in Women
Age Range
>= 0 years 187.0-883.0

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Interpretation

What are the signs of Vitamin B12 deficiecny on the nervous system?

Symptom Description
Numbness and tingling This is one of the most common symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency. It is caused by damage to the nerves in the hands and feet. The damage can be mild or severe, and it can affect one or both sides of the body.
Weakness and fatigue Vitamin B12 deficiency can also cause weakness and fatigue. This is because vitamin B12 is essential for the production of red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to the tissues, and when there is not enough vitamin B12, the tissues do not get enough oxygen. This can lead to weakness and fatigue.
Difficulty walking and coordination problems Vitamin B12 deficiency can also cause difficulty walking and coordination problems. This is because vitamin B12 is essential for the function of the nervous system. When there is not enough vitamin B12, the nerves in the brain and spinal cord can become damaged, leading to difficulty walking and coordination problems.
Vision problems Vitamin B12 deficiency can also cause vision problems, such as double vision or blurred vision. This is because vitamin B12 is essential for the health of the optic nerve. When there is not enough vitamin B12, the optic nerve can become damaged, leading to vision problems.
Memory loss and difficulty concentrating Vitamin B12 deficiency can also cause memory loss and difficulty concentrating. This is because vitamin B12 is essential for the function of the brain. When there is not enough vitamin B12, the brain can become damaged, leading to memory loss and difficulty concentrating.
Depression and mood swings Vitamin B12 deficiency can also cause depression and mood swings. This is because vitamin B12 is essential for the production of serotonin, a neurotransmitter that regulates mood. When there is not enough vitamin B12, the production of serotonin can be impaired, leading to depression and mood swings.
Personality changes Vitamin B12 deficiency can also cause personality changes. This is because vitamin B12 is essential for the function of the brain. When there is not enough vitamin B12, the brain can become damaged, leading to personality changes.
Severe cases can lead to permanent nerve damage In severe cases, vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to permanent nerve damage. This is because the damage to the nerves can be irreversible.

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Technical information

Parameter Details
LOINC Codes 14635-7
Sample Type Required serum
Principle of Measurement CMIA
Units of Measurement pg/ml
Vitamin B12 Test Cost in Pune

Vitamin B12 Test Cost in Pune | Vitamin B12 Test Rate in Pune

The cost of Vitamin B12 Test in Pune is Rs.800.0 at Pathofast Lab. The charges of Vitamin B12 Test in Pune are fixed at Rs. 800.0 upto April 2025.

Vitamin B12 Test Price in Pune

Name of the Test Vitamin B12 Test
Base Price of Vitamin B12 Test in Pune Rs. 800.0
Maximum Discounted Price Rs. 760.0
Home Visit Available yes
Charges for Home Visit Rs.0 - Rs.150 depending on area
  • Free home visit for sample collection for Vitamin B12 Test in most parts of Pune City is included in the cost price. Please check with the lab for visit charges in your area.
  • The cost price of Vitamin B12 Test is updated only in case of sudden changes in government rules. You are requested to check the latest cost price of Vitamin B12 Test as charged by Pathofast on this page.
  • All online forms of payment are available at our lab, including Gpay, Payumoney, credit and debit card as well as cheque payment.

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How to book Vitamin B12 Test in Pune?

Book a free home visit in Pune online, call our lab at 020 49304930 or get in touch using Watsapp.

Pathofast offers Vitamin B12 Test at our center in Manisha Terrace, Moledina Road, Pune, Camp, India
Our diagnostic center in Pune and pathology lab in Pune, is known for its exceptional hygiene, polite staff and quick reports
Our Pune Center, is located close to the railway station and the Swargate Central Bus Depot, as well as the new Metro Lines
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Near which locations or areas of Pune is Vitamin B12 Test available?

Pathofast offers lab test service for Vitamin B12 Test near : Camp, Koregaon Park, Kalyani Nagar, Viman Nagar, Aundh, Baner, FC Road, Tilak Road, Ravet, Aundh, Pimpri Chinchwad, Nagar Road, Dhole Patil Road.

Locations for free home sample collection near you in Pune for Vitamin B12 Test

Pathofast Lab Pune offers free home sample collection in the areas on the map for Vitamin B12 Test. Find directions now or use the online booking links.

What are the Advantages of choosing a lab near you for blood test services?
  • Choosing a nearby lab reduces the time it takes for the sample to be transported
  • This leads to reduced sample deterioration.
  • While most patients are unaware, blood samples must be transported under strictly controlled temperature, and choosing a lab near you makes this easier to achieve.
  • Even if the lab does not adhere to temperature control, the time spent between sample collection and analysis reduces and this is more likely to produce more accurate results

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