Vitamin B6

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Vitamin B6 tests measure levels of the vitamin in your blood to assess your overall B6 status, determine whether you have sufficient levels of Vitamin B6 for optimal health, and identify if you are taking too much Vitamin B6, which can cause problems.

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Description

Vitamin B6 tests are used to assess an individual’s overall B6 status. Vitamin B6 plays an important role in a number of metabolic pathways and is involved in the regulation of energy production, neurotransmitter synthesis, and DNA and hormone metabolism. It is also crucial for proper immune and nervous system function. A Vitamin B6 test measures the amount of this vitamin in the blood. Low levels of Vitamin B6 can lead to anemia, depression, poor concentration, and other symptoms. High levels of Vitamin B6 may indicate a vitamin deficiency, which can lead to inflammation, nerve damage, or even liver and kidney problems. The test can also reveal if an individual is taking too much Vitamin B6, which can result in nerve damage or numbness. Vitamin B6 testing is important to assess an individual’s overall health and to ensure they are getting the proper levels of this essential vitamin.

FAQ's

AM I REQUIRED TO FAST?

You must fast at least twelve (12) hours prior to having your specimen collected.

IS A DOCTOR’S ORDER REQUIRED?

YES!

HOW LONG UNTIL MY RESULTS COME BACK?

LabCorp Not using insurance: Test results generally take between 24 to 72 business hours after your specimen is collected. If using insurance, the results may take longer.

Quest Diagnostics: Could take up to 10 business days.

Insurance Lab Requisition: Time frame varies depending on state.

DO I NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO HAVE MY LABS DRAWN?

You can walk in for same day testing at certain locations BUT we always recommend making an appointment at your lab location of choice to ensure you are seen in a timely fashion due to fasting.

You can walk in for same day testing at certain locations BUT we always recommend making an appointment at your lab location of choice to ensure you are seen in a timely fashion due to fasting.

Viking sends a copy of your Blood Test Order (Lab Requisition), electronically, to LabCorp or Quest depending on the choice you made.  A copy of the Blood Test Order will be sent to you via email. Please allow 24 hours or one business day for our staff to process your request.   It would be wise to bring the order with you to the lab as a reference when you arrive for your Lab appointment.

Make your appointment for a “Lab Draw” at your lab of choice.

LabCorp Locations and contact information: LabCorp Locations

Quest Locations and contact information: Quest Locations

HOW CAN I RECEIVE MY RESULTS?

Viking follows all HIPAA guidelines and state regulations regarding distribution of test results. You can choose to have your test results emailed or faxed. Patients can also create a patient portal via LabCorp/Quest and have access to their results online.

IF I HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT MY TEST RESULTS, WHO SHOULD I CONTACT?

We recommend setting up a consultation via our website with our VIKING medical staff.  https://vikingalternative.com/schedule-consultation