Test Findings
 

Elevated Vitamin B12

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Overview

  • Hypercobalaminaemia may be due to excess parenteral vitamin B12 administration, though have also been associated with certain other malignant and non-malignant conditions.
    • Causes of Hypercobalaminaemia

    • Excessive vitamin B12 administration
    • Solid organ malignancy
    • Haematologic malignancy
    • Autoimmune disease
    • Acute or chronic liver disease
    • Renal failure
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