Hematology Test

Schilling Test/ Vitamin B12 Absorption test.

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Test : Schilling Test/ Vitamin B12 Absorption test.

Indications : In vivo test for pernicious anemia, vitamin B12 malabsorption, and integrity of distal small intestine; Use to assess Vitamin B12 absorption in the diagnosis of malabsorption due to the lack of intrinsic factor, a diagnostic adjunct in other defects of small intestinal absorption. Evaluate extent of Crohn’s disease in terminal ileum.

Normal Range : 10% excretion in the urine of radioactive B12 indicates intact intrinsic factor function.

Test Method : Invivo radio-labelled assay

Related Tests : Folic Acid, Intrinsic Factor Antibody, Iron and Total Iron Binding Capacity/Transferrin, Parietal Cell Antibody, Red Blood Cell Morphology, Red blood Cell Indices, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B12 Unsaturated Binding Capacity

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