(Folic acid) Folic acid deficiency is widespread. It is caused by inadequate intake, malabsorption or drug intake. Folate deficiency causes megaloblastic anemia, which can not be distinguished from occurring in vitamin B12 deficiency anemia. Suffers an expectant mother with folate deficiency, the risk of the fetus is increased for a neural tube defect. The diagnosis is made by laboratory tests. The measurement of a neutrophil hyper-segmentation achieved reliably and fast….
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