Vitamin - E ( Tocopherol ) - Serum

Vitamin - E ( Tocopherol ) - Serum

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This test is used to assess vitamin E levels in the serum and thereby to guide in further management

This Test Includes

Vitamin E (Tocopherol)

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Vitamin - E ( Tocopherol ) - Serum

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

If you have signs or symptoms of mal-absorption syndromes like celiac disease, tropical sprue, Crohn’s disease which may cause weight loss, diarrhea, vomiting. If you have symptoms of Vitamin E deficiency like tingling or numbness in limbs, poor muscle co-ordination.

What is this test

Vitamin E helps in the maintenance of bio membranes of vascular and nervous systems & has anti-oxidant properties. This assay is useful for assessing if you have motor and sensory neuropathies. It is also useful for monitoring vitamin E status of premature infants requiring oxygenation.