Folate (Red Cell) Blood Test
Pregnant women require an increased amount of folate for proper foetal development as folate is necessary for healthy cell division and low levels may lead to neural tube defects in the developing foetus.
This test measures folate levels specifically in the red blood cells which is thought to bettwe represent the reflects the body's folate stores and the folate turnover during the last 3–4 months compared with measuring serum folate levels.
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