Here’s an interesting case.
P1234567 Smiff Filip 1-4-80
Date\Time Specimen SB12 SFOL
261121 1037 H,21.7367527.H 210 7.8 (+/-)
210122 1044 H,22.7416214.F 192 6.2 ( L )
210322 12=> R,22.3156450.X <111 ( L ) 53.2
physiological interactions between vitamin B12 and folic acid are rather
complicated. There’s a good review
of the subject here, but this case sums up the matter rather well, doesn’t
A patient who was clearly folate deficient was given treatment to correct the deficiency. And the metabolic processes which corrected that deficiency depleted the body’s stores of vitamin B12.
Hardly earth-shattering stuff, but a nice little example which I thought I might share