Vitamin B12 and Folate are ordered in routine health check-up along with CBC .It is also ordered in patient who are showing following symptoms.
Vitamin B12 and Folate are required for red blood cell (RBC) formation, tissue and cells repair, synthesis of DNA. B12 is essential for proper nerve function.
Decreased level of Vitamin B12 and Folate
Malabsorption--both B12 and folate deficiencies may be
seen with conditions that interfere with their absorption in the
These may include: