Vitamin b6 (pyridoxine)

This is an important test that can be used to detect a a deficiency or toxicity.

Venous blood
1 tests included
6 days turnaround



About Vitamin b6 (pyridoxine)

What is vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)?

Vitamin B6 or pyridoxine is an essential vitamin for the breakdown and storage of proteins and for haemoglobin production. Vitamin B6 is found in high levels in pork, fish, chicken, whole grains, legumes and peanuts. Vitamin B6 is usually caused by an underlying condition or activity rather than a lack of dietary intake. These may include chronic alcoholism, malabsorption and smoking. A deficiency can cause anaemia, seizures and decreased immunity. A deficiency, as well as toxicity, can cause peripheral neuropathy.

Why take the test?

This test measures the level of vitamin B6 in the blood and can be used to detect a deficiency or toxicity.


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.