Update on cobalamin, folate, and homocysteine.

  title={Update on cobalamin, folate, and homocysteine.},
  author={Ralph Carmel and Ralph Green and David S. Rosenblatt and David Watkins},
  journal={Hematology. American Society of Hematology. Education Program},
Three topics affecting cobalamin, folate, and homocysteine that have generated interest, activity, and advances in recent years are discussed. These are: (I). the application of an expanded variety of tools to the diagnosis of cobalamin deficiency, and how these affect and are affected by our current understanding of deficiency; (II). the nature of the interaction between homocysteine and vascular disease, and how the relationship is affected by vitamins; and (III). the improved understanding… CONTINUE READING
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