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Vitamin B5 Blood Test

Vitamin B5 Blood Test

The B vitamins are all crucial for cell metabolism, normal functioning of the central nervous system and the formation of red blood cells. This test measures the level of vitamin B5 in your blood.
Blood sample 1 test included 14 working days turnaround


Altogether, there are 8 B vitamins, each with their own purpose and role within the body. The B vitamins are all water-soluble and crucial for cell metabolism, normal functioning of the central nervous system and the formation of red blood cells. All the B vitamins we need should be available through our diet. The B vitamins help with the converting food into fuel and metabolising fats and proteins. 

Vitamin B5 can be found in a wide variety of food types with rich sources including organ meats (liver, kidney, heart, brain), whole grain cereals, eggs, milk, vegetables and legumes.  Symptoms of a vitamin B5 deficiency include burning feet, fatigue, insomnia, vomiting and respiratory infections.  


Fast 8 - 10 hrs prior to sample being taken. Do not consume alcohol 24 hrs before test or cease prescribed medication without consulting your Doctor. Protect samples from light. Wrap in foil.

3 simple steps

  • Take the test

    Take the test - either using your kit or visit a clinic.
  • Post your sample

    Send your sample in the freepost pack to our fully accredited lab.
  • Get your results

    Get your doctor reviewed results on

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Our tests are not a substitute for seeing your doctor, especially if you are suffering symptoms. Our doctors will interpret your results based on the information you have provided, but will not diagnose, consult or provide any treatment. You will be advised to see your doctor for any necessary follow-up action.