B9

Folate

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B9

Anemia test

Folate

1 marker
Blood sample
How does the blood test take place?
Sampling for this test is done via a venous blood sample. The sample is usually taken from a vein in the crook of the elbow and is performed by trained healthcare professionals. How much blood you are allowed to give depends on the number of health markers to be analyzed. The sampling usually takes a few minutes.
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  • Measuring your folate levels.
  • Indicates possible folate deficiency.
  • Indication for anemia.
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Information

Folate is a substance that we get in small amounts through almost all food. Folate is needed for the body to be able to form red blood cells and new cells, when cell formation increases such as e.g. during pregnancy or when growing, the need for folate increases.

Folate is also recognized under the name folic acid, but these are two different forms of the same B vitamin. You get folate naturally through the diet, if there is an increased need, the artificial form of folate, folic acid, can be supplied extra through, for example, dietary supplements and fortification.

The folate test is recommended for those who experience the following symptoms:

  • Fatigue and exhaustion
  • Mucosal disorders and mouth ulcers
  • Hair waste
  • Problems with concentration and memory
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • Wounds that heal slowly

It is also important to do a folate test if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or have a diet with a low intake of folate.

Do you have a vitamin deficiency? By testing your values with our vitamin tests, you get answers based on analyzes carried out by an accredited laboratory. We offer a wide range of tests that focus on specific vitamins to give you deeper insight into your most important nutrients. Vitamins are essential for the body's functions and a deficiency can affect your health and well-being in various ways. By measuring your vitamin levels, you can identify any imbalances and take steps to improve your diet and lifestyle.

B9
Folate (folic acid)
Folate is an important B vitamin that plays a central role in cell growth and function, the production of DNA and RNA, and blood formation.
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Before visiting a reception for sampling, you need to do the following:

Activate referral and select reception

To activate your referral, simply follow the instructions that you will receive via email after completing the purchase. The email contains an activation code, by clicking on the link in the email you enter the flow to fill in any information, activate the referral and select reception in the sample answer service zample.

Before the sampling

  • Rest for 15 minutes in place on the sampling unit.
  • Bring valid identification.

The referral is available digitally at the sampling unit after you activate it, follow the instructions you receive via email. Here you can read our guidelines before taking samples.

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How does it work?

Get control of your health - four simple steps

1. Order a health check

Choose a health check or create your own by adding optional health tests to your cart.

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2. Activate the referral

After payment, you will receive an activation code via email. Log in via "My test results" or click on the link in the email, and use the code to activate the referral and choose reception.

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3. Leave the blood sample

You visit the chosen reception to do your test. Your referral is valid for 5 months after activation.

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4. Test answers and statement

You will receive your test answers within 1-5 working days, the test answers are received continuously. Once all test results are received, they are reviewed and issued by a doctor.

Why Testmottagningen.se?

With us you always get:

Qualitative analysis

To offer you the highest possible quality and service we collaborate with accredited laboratories and trained healthcare personnel.

Lowest possible price

Our vision is that as many people as possible should have the opportunity to improve their health. That's why we always strive to keep prices low.

Your needs – your choice

With us, you can always choose freely among all our health markers and design your own personal health check based on your needs.

Quick test results – reviewed by doctors

Within 1-5 working days you will receive your test results, these are reviewed and assessed by a doctor. In the event of significantly deviating test answers, you will be called. You can also make an appointment with a doctor for a personal review.

Questions and answers

Add the health check or tests you want to carry out to the shopping cart, go to checkout and choose the payment option that suits you. After completed payment, we will send an email with an activation code for your referral. You use the activation code in the sample response service "My journal" to activate the referral and select the reception where you want to leave your samples.

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We collaborate with Sweden's leading laboratories, Unilabs, Karolinska and Synlab, as well as sampling clinics at Encia so that you as a customer get the highest possible quality. This is where you go for sampling performed by their experienced staff. The analysis is performed by authorized personnel at Unilabs, Synlab and Karolinska.

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To create your own referral select the specific markers you want to test for in the shopping cart. When you complete your purchase, a separate referral is created based on your choices.

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It usually takes 1-5 working days to get your test results, these are sent to you continuously as the analysis is done. The doctors comment will appear in the final report when all test results have been received, provided it is included in your analysis.

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No, blood tests do not replace contact with the healthcare system, which together with medical history, clinical examinations and possible blood tests can make a diagnosis.

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Yes, you can buy all tests and health checks with us for another person. After you complete a purchase, you will receive an email with an activation code. The activation code is not personal, which means that you can give the activation code to any person. The person who is to use the code needs to have a Swedish social security number or a valid reserve number.

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