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Dr. Shreya Gupta
BDS, MDS - Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
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Vitamin E

(Vit E)
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You need to provide
Blood
This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. No special preparation required

Overview


What is Vit E?

Vitamin E helps in the maintenance of biomembranes 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. 

Why is Vit E done?

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

 



Interpreting Vit E results


Interpretations

  • Low levels of vitamin E can be associated with malabsorption syndromes like celiac disease, tropical spurue, cystic fibrosis etc.
  • High levels are very uncommon

 




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