Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL
Folic acid deficiency is common in pregnant women, alcoholics, poor diets and structural damage to the small intestine. V12 is decreased in pernicious anemia, total or partial gastrectomy and congenital biochemical disorders.