Vitamin b5

This is an important test that can be used to detect a vitamin B5 deficiency.

Venous blood
1 tests included
14 days turnaround



About Vitamin b5

What is vitamin B5?

Vitamin B5 or pantothenic acid is important for breaking down and using energy from food. Vitamin B5 is also used in red blood cell (RBC) production and for the production of sex hormones. Vitamin B5 is found in most meats and vegetables. Vitamin B5 deficiency is rare since it is found in many foods. However, symptoms of a deficiency include burning feet, fatigue, depression, irritability and sleep disorders.

Why take this test?

This test measures the level of B5 in the blood and can be used to detect a vitamin B5 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.