Richmond Hill, NY
A 38-year-old female asked:
I got copy of blood work which said elevated vitamin b12. what does this mean? could it be a mistake on the lab? it said 1269. reference range is (232-1245) pg/ml .
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Pathology 49 years experience
No concern: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, your B12 result is not a cause for concern.
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