Vitamin b1 (thiamine)

This is an important test that can be used to detect a vitamin B1 deficiency.

Finger-prick blood
1 tests included
6 days turnaround



About Vitamin b1 (thiamine)

What is vitamin B1 (also known as thiamine)?

Vitamin B1 is a coenzyme important for breaking down and using energy from food. Vitamin B1 also contributes to the function of the nervous system, muscles and heart. Food high in B1 include cereals and whole grains, beef and pork, pork, nuts, pulses and peas. A vitamin B1 deficiency may lead to beriberi. Wet beriberi is a more severe form that affects the heart, whereas dry beriberi may result in nerve damage.

Why take the test?

This test measures the level of vitamin B1 and can be used to detect a vitamin B1 deficiency.


What's tested


How it works



Purchase your Kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to your door unless you are ordering a COVID-19 Fit to Fly test where you will be given appointment options to attend our clinics across the United Kingdom for a nose and throat swab PCR test at the checkout stage.



Take your test and post

Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse. For COVID-19 Fit to Fly tests you must attend one of our partner clinics for our trained collection officers to take your sample. You will then have the results emailed to you.



Get results directly to your dashboard

You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.