Folic acid is a water soluble vitamin of B complex group.Folate ( Vit B9) refers to a natural occurring form of the vitamin , whereas folic acid refers to the supplement added to foods and drinks. Folate is essential for hematopoiesis and is necessary for cell division in a developing foetus.
Folate deficiency may cause poor g...
When to get Tested
When there are s/s of Deficiency ( Dizziness, Fatigue , Sore tongue and mouth , Irritability etc. )
Period following folic acid administration
False elevation in hemolyzed blood and iron deficiency anaemia