To assist in evaluating thyroid function primarily related to diagnosing hyperthyroidism and monitoring the effectiveness oftherapeutic interventions.
The uric acid blood test measures the amount of uric acid in a blood sample. Uric acid is produced from the natural breakdown of your body's cells and from the foods you eat.
The Vitamin B12 Blood test helps diagnose macrocytic anemia and neuropathy and evaluates and monitors treatment for Vitamin B12 deficiency.
B12 and Folate (Folic Acid) are mainly ordered to help diagnose the cause of macrocytic anemia. Folate B12 and an assortment of other tests may be ordered to help evaluate the general health and nutritional status of a patient with signs of significant malnutrition or malabsorption.