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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Vitamin B1 - Thiamine
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Purple / EDTA
Volume required
6 ml
Reference Ranges
Age related, contact laboratory.
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
Deficiency causes beri-beri, seen commonly in chronic alcoholics whose diet is poor.
Turn around time
20 days
Last modified: 02/08/2017