Red Cell Folate Testing
Unwarranted and Overutilized in the Era of Folic Acid Supplementation
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Dr. Amy Saenger discusses the limited utility of testing for erythrocyte folate in the age of folic acid supplementation. She also offers alternative choices for the diagnosis of folate and vitamin B12 deficiency.
- Amy K. Saenger, PhD, Director of the Cardiovascular Laboratory in the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology and a consultant in the Division of Clinical Core Laboratory Services at Mayo Clinic
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