Vitamin B12 (active)

This finger-prick blood test measures the active form of vitamin B12, an early indicator of B12 deficiency.  Vitamin B12 is essential in the formation of red blood cells and also has an important role to play in nerve health.  B12 is not produced by the body so has to be absorbed throuh diet alone. Low levels of B12 can leave you feeling tired and weak and lead to anaemia.

Why take this test?

  • Check your diet
  • Improve your energy levels
  • Guard again anaemia
Test cost:
£39.00
Test type: finger prick
Estimated turnaround
2 days
From receipt of sample

Key benefits when using Forth testing

Fast & accurate

Fast & accurate analysis from accredited laboratory

Convenient

Tests can be done at home

Secure

Secure access to online results

Online dashboard

Online dashboard which tracks results over time

Included in this test

Vitamins & minerals

Healthy levels of vitamins and minerals are essential for your body to function properly. Some vitamins known as fat soluble can be stored in your body whilst others known as water soluble cannot. You can usually get all the vitamins and minerals you need by eating a varied and balanced diet.

Tested biomarkers
  • Vitamin B12 (active)

How it works

Collect sample

We will send you a finger prick kit to use at home

Post sample

Pop your sample in the post to us using a pre-paid envelope

Online results

View your results on your secure personal health dashboard

Testimonials
Holly , 39

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Estimated turnaround 2 days From receipt of sample

Test type: finger prick

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