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08-12-2014, 08:07 AM   #1
nogutsnoglory
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Same blood test different results!

I just don't know what to think because a week apart I had Vit D and B12 tested and both came back with completely different results.

One showed deficient in D and the other showed me above average. The same for the b12 test. The same blood tests were run, what the hell?
08-12-2014, 08:58 AM   #2
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Different labs? I'm gonna go ahead and say human error on this one- unless you got the low result and then quick ate a handful of vitamins or got a B12 shot, then plausible.
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08-12-2014, 09:45 AM   #3
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I have been supplementing for years but this crazy shift wouldn't happen in one week. It's really frustrating because I'm either really low or really high and I don't know what to do but will certainly retest in a few weeks. It's not even that both oddities were one lab, each had a drastically different result per b12 and d.
08-13-2014, 06:02 AM   #4
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I vote for an error of some sort - maybe one of their processing machines is broken?
Or maybe they processed it wrong - used he wrong tube / additive / temperature or something ? Or left it in the sun? Or one was someone else's results? I assume data entry is necessary at some point?
08-13-2014, 06:55 AM   #5
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The thing is both labs have an odd result because my guess based on prior lab work is d is the low one and b12 is fine. Who knows? I'm gonna have to retest and see what's going on.
08-13-2014, 07:09 AM   #6
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What a pain!
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