Patient :Hi ..I have recently had a blood test showing mcv 32.3 ...Low B12 ...at 190. Dr. Thinks it is pernicious anemia but parietal cell test negative. I am vegetarian and have been drinking alcohol 3/4 times a a week. Could this be the cause of low B12 and not PA ? Thanks L
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