Carotene - Beta Carotene, a fat soluble nutrient, is a precursor to vitamin A. Deficiencies may lead to vitamin A deficiency. Excessive vitamin A intake may lead to headaches, loss of appetite, nausea and diarrhea, skin changes, and potential birth defects.
Significant deviations from the normal range may require further evaluation by your physician.
Overnight fasting is required. Estimated turnaround for results is 3 business days. If confirmation testing is required, the estimated time may be extended.