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Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
vb1

Information

Vitamin B1 is required for branched-chain amino acid and carbohydrate metabolism. Vitamin B1 deficiency is most often due to alcoholism or chronic illness. In the early stage, patients with vitamin B1 deficiency exhibit anorexia, irritability, apathy, and generalized weakness. Prolonged deficiency causes beriberi.

Methodology
F
Specimen Required

Red Top Foil Wrapped. Volume: 6 (3) mL. Stability: Frozen – 2 Month(s)

CPT Code(s)
84425