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Vitamins Blood Test – Advanced

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Biomarkers Included with the Vitamins Blood Test – Advanced blood test

Scroll down for more information about each biomarker

Vitamin A

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

Folate (Vitamin B9)

Vitamin B12

Vitamin C

Vitamin D (25 OH)

Vitamin E

About the Vitamins Blood Test – Advanced blood test

Vitamins are organic compounds that people need in small quantities. Most vitamins need to come from food because the body either does not produce them or produces very little. Different vitamins play different roles in the body, and a person requires a different amount of each vitamin to stay healthy.

Our advanced vitamins blood profile checks all of the vitamins that are part of the basic profile but also include additional essential B- vitamins as well as Vitamin D. These vitamins are important to the regular function of many different systems and parts of the body.

Vitamins A, D and E are fat-soluble whereas B and C are water-soluble. You body stores fat-soluble vitamins in fatty tissue and the liver, and reserves of these vitamins can stay in the body for days and sometimes months. Water-soluble vitamins do not stay in the body for long and cannot be stored. They leave the body via the urine. Because of this, people need a more regular supply of water-soluble vitamins than fat-soluble ones.

Vitamin D is available as a profile on its own in case you wish to check the level of vitamin D in your blood, you can access this blood profile by clicking here.

Why choose us?

We are a multi award winning clinic based in London, with awards from Whatclinic clinic of the year, GHP outstanding patient care and LUX best private ultrasound provider to name a few. Our clinical lead Mr. Usman is well known and respected in the industry and has been featured in the Huffington Post and performed scans live on ITV.

We pride ourselves on providing the best quality service we can which is why we are trusted by GP's, doctors, physiotherapists, midwives and many other healthcare professionals.

Our mission of better quality healthcare for everyone is at the heart of everything we do and drives us to do the best we can for each and every patient that we see. Our team of experts have years of experience and are fully registered and regulated meaning you are in safe hands with us.

Biomarker information for Vitamins Blood Test – Advanced blood test

This blood test includes the biomarkers shown below along with information about each biomarker.
Vitamin A

This test measures the concentration of retinol in the blood; retinol is the primary form of vitamin A in animals. Vitamin A is an essential nutrient required for healthy vision, skin growth and integrity, bone formation, immune function, and embryonic development. It is required to produce photoreceptors in the eyes and to maintain the lining of the surface of the eyes and other mucous membranes.

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Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

The B vitamins are all crucial for cell metabolism, normal functioning of the central nervous system and the formation of red blood cells. This test measures the level of vitamin B1 in your blood.

Vitamin B is vital for central nervous system to function normal and the formation of RBC (red blood cells). Vitamin B assists in metabolising fat and protein and converting the food consumed into fuel (energy) for the body. All B vitamins are water-soluble. Also known as thiamine, like B2 this vitamin helps in the processes of digestion and also to ensure a well functioning nervous system. A balanced diet should provide ample B1.

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Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 

Vitamin B2 is a water-soluble vitamin. The predominant form is found in red blood cells and has important functions in energy production and as an anti-oxidant.

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Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

Vitamin B6 is a vitamin that benefits the central nervous system and metabolism. Its roles include turning food into energy and helping to create neurotransmitters, such as serotonin and dopamine. Vitamin B6 is one of eight B vitamins. This group of vitamins is important for proper cell function.

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Folate (Vitamin B9)

Folate is a B vitamin which acts as a coenzyme in the metabolism of amino acids. Folate is also especially important during the first trimester of pregnancy so if you are thinking of becoming pregnant it is important to make sure your folate levels are normal.

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Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is important for production of red blood cells which carry oxygen around the body. B12 is also involved in metabolism and the nervous system and prolonged lack of vitamin B12 may cause nerve damage.

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin. Your body cannot make or store vitamin C, so we obtain it through food. Alongside being a powerful antioxidant, vitamin C helps your body form and maintain connective tissue, including bones, blood vessels, and the skin (for the biosynthesis of collagen). Vitamin C also helps to strengthen the immune system and aid iron absorption.

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Vitamin D (25 OH)

Vitamin D is actually a hormone which is activated by sunshine on your skin. Vitamin D is essential for bone strength as it helps your intestines absorb calcium. However, it is thought that vitamin D also plays an important role in immune function, as well as in many chronic diseases and mental health.
Many people in the UK have low levels of vitamin D with symptoms including muscle weakness, mood swings and fatigue. People who have dark skin, as well as those who don’t spend much time outdoors are particularly at risk of low vitamin D.

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Vitamin E

A vitamin E test measures the amount of vitamin E in your blood. Vitamin E (also known as tocopherol or alpha-tocopherol) is a nutrient that is found in every cell of your body. It helps your nerves and muscles work well, prevents blood clots, and boosts your immune system, so it can fight off infections from germs.

Vitamin E is a type of antioxidant, which means that it protects cells from damage. But if you have too little or too much vitamin E in your body, it can cause serious health problems.

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What does the Vitamins Blood Test – Advanced blood test involve?

This blood test is just like a standard blood test.

You will be asked to uncover you left or right arm and suitable vein is found. A tourniquet will be placed and tightened around your upper arm allowing the veins to swell and a needle will be placed into your vein. A small quantity of blood is then drawn into tubes. Once the procedure is complete a small plaster will be placed onto the site which can be removed after a few hours.

How do I prepare

  • The blood test requires access to the area of interest, therefore, it is recommended to wear loose clothing to facilitate this process.
  • No specific preparation is required for this test.

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Great team and the Doctor was super friendly, very detailed and reassuring. He answered all my... questions and concerns. I left feeling much better. I have used them many times and will use again if required in future. Definitely recommend!read more
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I came here for my first child’s gender reveal 3 years ago and the treatment hasn’t changed. The... service is still amazing, the doctors and staff were so welcoming and kind. The doctor took his time to explain the scan to me and checking the baby. The facility is very soothing and relaxing. What an amazing team. May God bless themread more
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15:18 12 Jul 23
I recommend this clinic from my heart , the doctor and assistent was so kind and they make me feel... very confortable while on the procedure , nothing to complain, everything perfect . I will go to this clinic again if i will need it for sure .read more
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I have used the this clinic at the recommendation of my friend who had a positive experience. I... have used this clinic looking for reassurance before my gallbladder removal operation. The appointment was quickly booked for the next day to suit my needs. The scan was performed by a very well spoken, professional person. The whole experience was very positive, as expected from a private clinic. From the experience I have had, I can highly recommend this clinic.read more
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Tiziana MonnoTiziana Monno
08:10 18 Aug 22
Beautiful experience! I was 31 weeks pregnant and a little worried about my little girl's position.... I was so patiently confirmed by the doctor and informed us of the growth. My partner and I were more than satisfied. Professionalism and kindness they made me feel comfortable.read more
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10:55 16 Aug 22
I've been to this clinic 4 times over the past 7 years for both pregnancy scans and health scans.... What sterling services they consistently provide! Booking is always easy either online or over the phone, minimum waiting time, and calming environment. What's most impressive is that Mr Usman always explained the scan results thoroughly in a calm and professional way on site and in a report, and quickly spotted issues that both my hospital scan and community clinic scan completely missed (the sonographer at the hospital even asked where I did my scan as she was impressed)! This helped me eventually get timely referral and free from lots of stress. I always feel being well looked after by the team and will wholehearted recommend them to anyone who is looking for efficient, caring and professional help.read more
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Great treatment, it's the second time we've been here and we plan to repeat the whole pregnancy.... They revealed the gender of the baby in week 16 and the doctor is super careful and delicate, a 10 out of 10.read more
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Vitamins Blood Test – Advanced FAQ's

Important Notes

  • We may require details of your GP / Health Care Professional before or at the time of the test.
  • Blood results require interpretation. All results should be interpreted by your regular health care professional / GP.

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