VITAMIN A (RETINOL)

This assay is useful for diagnosing Vitamin A deficiency & toxicity and for monitoring therapy. It evaluates persons with intestinal malabsorption of lipids. Vitamin A deficiency can leads to blindness whereas chronic intoxication can affect several organs. Known HIV positive patients with Vitamin A deficiency show increased disease progression and mortality.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Overnight fasting is mandatory. Wrap sample in aluminium foil to protect from light.
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample by Fri 9 am; Report on Tue
  • Components:
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