VITAMIN C; ASCORBIC ACID

Vitamin C is an antioxidant involved in connective tissue metabolism, drug metabolizing systems and mixed - function oxidase systems. Deficiency causes Scurvy. This assay is useful in the diagnosis of Vitamin C deficiency and as an aid to deter excessive intake.

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  • Pre-test Information:
    Avoid vitamin supplements & fruits 24 hours prior to sample collection. Overnight fasting is preferred. Wrap sample in aluminium foil to protect from light
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample by 7th of the month; Report after 2–3 weeks
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