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Does the schilling test look for parasites in the blood?
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In brief: NO
It is not for parasites in the blood, it is done for B12 deficiency, intestinal parasites may interfere absorption of B12 ( and iron ) cause anemia schilling test is specific for B12 metabolism.

In brief: NO
It is not for parasites in the blood, it is done for B12 deficiency, intestinal parasites may interfere absorption of B12 ( and iron ) cause anemia schilling test is specific for B12 metabolism.
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