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Red Cell Folate

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by Boost, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. Boost

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    My results from a couple of years back shows 728 nmol/L (545-3370)

    I've found normal ranges vary greatly on different websites:
    776 - 1784 nmol/L
    Red cell folate (reference range 360-1400 nmol/L)
    158 - 1099 nmol/L

    Using my lab it would be within range, low on the first one above and sufficient on the last one.
     
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    Does it specify the form of folate? How much is folic acid, how much is methyl tetrahydrofolate? If you don't know, may I suggest you ring the path lab? Bye, Alex, Brisbanite
     
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    I'm pretty sure it's 100% methyleneterahydrofolate. They have a separate test for red cell folic acid. Done by QML.
     
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    all this talk of folate supplementation and nobody can comment on these levels?
     

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