Vitamin E

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A Vitamin E test measures the amount of Vitamin E in a person’s bloodstream. Vitamin E is necessary for a healthy immune system, skin, and eyes and is found naturally in certain foods. A Vitamin E test can determine if a person is deficient in this important nutrient, and may be used to guide supplementation if necessary.

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Vitamin E tests measure the amount of a type of vitamin E that is in a person’s bloodstream. Vitamin E is an important antioxidant that helps protect cells from oxidative stress, and is necessary for healthy skin, eyes, and immune system. Vitamin E is found in certain foods, including vegetable oils, nuts, and some green vegetables. It is also available as a supplement. Vitamin E deficiency can cause health problems, such as muscle weakness, anemia, impaired vision, and neurological problems. A Vitamin E test is used to determine if a person is deficient in this important nutrient, and it can help guide supplementation if necessary. Many Hormone Replacement Clinics use Vitamin E tests to assess an individual’s overall health and to determine if they are at risk for developing any health problems associated with Vitamin E deficiency.

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