A vitamin test usually involves the following tests: Vitamin B12 test: A vit B12 test shows the levels of vitamin B12 in your body and if you are deficient in this vitamin. Vitamin D test: A vit D3 test indicates the levels of vitamin D in your body. Several add-on tests are recommended and available in addition to the vitamin D test and vitamin B12 test: Calcium test: By screening the levels of calcium in your body, this test assesses a range of conditions that are related to the heart, nerves, muscles, kidneys, teeth, thyroid, and bones. Thyroid screening
(T3, T4, TSH): This test screens for the levels of the T3, T4, and TSH hormones that are responsible for the development of your body and its metabolic rate. Complete haemogram: This test, including CBC + ESR, measures the levels of your Red Blood Cells (RBCs), White Blood Cells (WBCs), and the platelets that are essential for carrying oxygen, fighting off infections, and blood clotting. This test also includes the peripheral smear examination that helps in ruling out different types of anaemias, haematological malignancies, and other chronic diseases. Iron screening test
: This test measures the levels of Ferritin, Iron, TIBC (Total Iron Binding Capacity), and PTS (Blood Proficiency Testing Scheme) in your blood. These are essential for maintaining healthy oxygen levels in the body. Testosterone Total: This test measures the levels of this hormone in both men and women to check for issues like PCOS, infertility, etc. Lipid profile test
: This test is done to check the levels of cholesterol and triglycerides and the lipids that help in the production of hormones and vitamin D in the body. Electrolyte profile test: This test evaluates the levels of sodium, potassium, and chloride that help in stabilising the pH levels of the body. Blood Grouping test: Also known as the ABO Blood Group System, this test is done to check the levels of antibodies in your blood and other inherited antigenic substances on the surface of the RBCs. Vitamin B9/ Folic Acid test: This test is done to evaluate the levels of this vitamin in your body and to monitor the effectiveness of the folic deficiency treatment that you might be getting.