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Folate Metabolism; plasma

Measures the levels of the primary forms of folate (B-9) in plasma, and can be used to assess folate status and disorders in essential folate metabolism; reports the levels of THF, UMFA, folinic acid and 5-MTHF and an be used to monitor clinical intervention, or as a “folate challenge test” in assessing folate levels before and one hour post-folate supplementation; can be a useful add on to the functional Plasma Methylation Profile

Cancer, Cardiometabolic Health, Mental Health, Women's Health

Prenatal care, folate receptor autoantibodies, nutritional deficiencies, elevated homocysteine, cardiovascular disease, neurotransmitter imbalances, autism, cancer/chemotherapy, detoxification impairment, general health and longevity, genetic disorders, assess functional folate metabolism in variants of MTHFR and COMT, assess therapeutic interventions of enzymatic deficienes of methylation, neurodegenerative diseases, psychiatric disorders, behavioral disorders