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Test Name:

Folic acid , RBC

Department:

Pathology

Available Centres:

Ikeja, Igando, TBS, Subol, Ikorodu, Victoria Island, Gbagada, Abuadth, Ahmadiyya, Ibadan, Delsuth

Test description:

This test is done when abnormal complete blood count (CBC) with smear showing big red cells or hypersegmented neutrophils, causing megaloblastic anemia. This can present with abnormal nerve function, memory loss, eye twitching and altered mental status.

Pretest information:

Overnight testing preferred

TAT:

Daily

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