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Homocysteine is an amino acid normally found in small amounts
in the blood. Abnormal levels may mean that you are not getting enough vitamins like folic acid, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12.
Homocysteine tests might be used to check for other conditions or diseases.
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & George Philippides, MD - Cardiology
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