cobalamin deficiency

cobalamin deficiency

See Vitamin B12 deficiency.
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OBJECTIVES: The aim of this trial was to demonstrate the efficacy of one month of oral cobalamin (vitamin B12) therapy in elderly patients with cobalamin deficiency related to food-cobalamin malabsorption (FCM).
In our study region in Araihazar, Bangladesh, the prevalence of cobalamin deficiency (8% of men and 13% of women < 151 pmol/L) is much lower than that of folate deficiency (57% of men and 39% of women < 9 nmol/L) (Gamble et al.
Hyperhomocysteinemia and elevated methylmalonic acid indicate a high prevalence of cobalamin deficiency in Asian Indians.
The risk of cobalamin deficiency increases with age, but not all persons with cobalamin deficiency develop megaloblastic anemia.
It has been aptly pointed out that attribution of neurologic problems to cobalamin deficiency requires more than just finding low serum cobalamin levels".
9) Cobalamin deficiency, presenting on occasion with deep yellow skin coloration, is also unlikely in our patient, in view of a normal hemoglobin level, cell counts, and lack of macrocytosis and typical neurologic findings.
Cobalamin deficiency is present in 1% to 3% of population; 10% to 30% of population above 60 years of age has cobalamin deficiency, and it is expected that the number of persons with vitamin [B.
Patent number 4,970,658 (the '658 Patent) was issued to the inventors in 1990 for a method for determining total homocysteine levels, including methods for detecting cobalamin and folic acid deficiencies using an assay for total homocysteine levels and methods for distinguishing cobalamin deficiency from folic acid deficiency using an assay for total homocysteine levels in conjunction with an assay for methylmalonic acid.