Test to determine levels of Carotene, a Vitamin A precursor.
Beta Carotene, a fat soluble nutrient, is a precursor to vitamin A. Order this test to determine levels that can lead to a vitamin A deficiency. Excessive vitamin A intake may lead to headaches, loss of appetite, nausea and diarrhea, skin changes, and potential birth defects.
Expect results in 3-4 business days.
Preparation: This is not a fasting test.