Vitamin B12 Levels and Age

Vitamin B12 concentration was determined by radioassay in 179 healthy volunteers between the ages of 20 and 93 years in order to determine whether vitamin B12 levels decline with advancing age

Janice C. Hitzhusen; Mary Ellen Taplin; Jack E. Ansell

2016

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Scholarcy highlights

  • Vitamin B12 concentration was determined by radioassay in 179 healthy volunteers between the ages of 20 and 93 years in order to determine whether vitamin B12 levels decline with advancing age
  • A review of previous reports identifies potential reasons for controversy regarding the normal concentration of vitamin B12 in the elderly

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