Methylmalonic acid-Urine 0.90 mg/L
Creatinine. 0.38 g-l
Methylmalonic acid/creatinine *2.37 mg/g. <2.0
Result from Referral Laboratory. ID (900)
Transcribed as per report. ( Methylmalonic figures are in red)
Homocysteine. 15.10. umol/L (also in red)
Desirable level up to 10umol/L
>15umol/L may indicate increase risk of cardiovascular disease.
Elevated values may occur if correct sample collection procedures are not followed.
EDTAor serum samples separated within 1hr is recommended
MCV 88.8. fL 80-90
MCH31.1. pg 26.0 -33.5
MCHC. 35.0. g/dL. 30-35
Blood samples were taken in the doctor surgery I don't know if serum samples were
Separated within 1Hr.
I have numbness on most of my back more on the Lt also numbness Lt back head and neck at times, Lt outside leg intermittent tingling crawling on my scalp and face some times soles of my feet .
I am also hypothyroid replacement not optimal yet ,plus have hypoadrenalism.
My balance is frequently poor I sway and stagger frequently.
Blood samples taken by private doctor,my NHS GP refused to do a referral letter to Guys St Thomas said my Serum B12 was fine at 494,ferritin 49, folate 7.2 April 2013.
I look very pale,gastro/intestinal function very poor IBS also appendix removed many years ago.
I would be grateful for guidance anything really,should I insist the private doctor organised an Intrisic Factor ,and Pariatel cells antibodies tests. I wonder if he failed to separate the serum samples within the hour of taking the blood for Homocysteine
Can he do the other tests correctly?
Please what shall I do,I feel very unwell